Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Mazel Tov, To The Winners

The Jewih Book Council has announced this year's winner of the $100,000 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature. Also listed is the finalists.

Mazel Tov to the winners and finalists.

I have not read One More Story. But I did read September of Shiraz last year. I can't recall the whole story. But I do remember it takes place in Iran. The anti-semitism,and fear of being found out you were Jewish. Ffrom the author's perspective of course.

The author based this on some of the stories of her family living there.
I would recommend this book highly. I do want to pick up One More Story soon.

On another note Dara horn's new book has been published and due to come out this week. Her book is called" All Other Nights" You can read about her book on a previous post. All her books have a mystical-Jewish yiddishkeit tie to history. I am sure there one will too.


LorMil said...

Septembers of Shiraz was excellent.
~~Jew Wishes

Marie Cloutier said...

One More Year was fabulous. Not all the stories are about Jewish characters but it is very good. I'm loving All Other Nights right now- don't tell me how it ends! :-)

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