Jewish American and Holocaust Literature Conference

Jewish American and Holocaust Literature Conference - Book Program 2019

Drs.  Holli Levitsky and Monica Osborne, Directors

Jewish American and Holocaust Literature Conference

www.jahlit.org

 

Many thanks to our visiting scholars and presenters for the 2019 conference for submitting information about how to access recent publications, and with special thanks to South Florida's leading bookseller, BooksandBooks, for giving our 2019 attendees a 20% discount on select books. Please enter the code "JAHLC" for 20% on select titles.

Please note that though you may order a number of books at one time, you may actually receive them at different times, since they will be (most likely) coming from different publishers. 

It is reasonable to expect to receive your books within two weeks. 

 

We thank you in advance for your patience and appreciate your patronage.

 

Aaron Curtis

aaron@BooksandBooks.com 

My Lookalike at the Krishna Temple: Poems Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780807169445
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Published: LSU Press - March 6th, 2019

In My Lookalike at the Krishna Temple, Jacqueline Osherow considers expressions of spirituality from cultures all over the world and investigates previously unexplored aspects of her relationship to Judaism and Jewish history.


Sing This at My Funeral: A Memoir of Fathers and Sons Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780814344866
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Published: Wayne State University Press - July 9th, 2019

In 1978, Jakub Slucki passed away peacefully in his sleep at the age of seventy-seven. A Holocaust survivor whose first wife and two sons had been murdered at the Nazi death camp in Chelmno, Poland, Jakub had lived a turbulent life. Just over thirty-seven years later, his son Charles died of a heart attack.


The Ruined House: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062467485
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Published: Harper Perennial - October 2nd, 2018

"A Masterpiece."The New York Times Book Review (editor's choice)


The Polish Boxer Cover Image
By Eduardo Halfon, Thomas Bunstead (Translator), Lisa Dillman (Translator)
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ISBN: 9781934137536
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Published: Bellevue Literary Press - Bellevue Literary P - October 2nd, 2012

"Elegant" --Marie Claire

"Funny and revelatory." --New York Times Book Review

"Deeply accessible, deeply moving." --Los Angeles Times


Monastery Cover Image
By Eduardo Halfon, Lisa Dillman (Translator), Daniel Hahn (Translator)
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ISBN: 9781934137826
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Published: Bellevue Literary Press - October 14th, 2014

Best Translated Book Award Longlist
Reader's Digest Great New Book
World Literature Today Holiday Gift Guide Recommendation

"Offer s] surprise and revelation at every turn." --Reader's Digest

"Eduardo Halfon is a brilliant storyteller." --DANIEL ALARC N, author of At Night We Walk in Circles


Ideal Cities: Poems (National Poetry Series) Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9780061995187
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Published: Harper Perennial - August 17th, 2010

“These poems are so generous, so bright and sharp, so funny and winning, they feel immense.”
—Paul Guest

 


Waiting for America: A Story of Emigration Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780815609971
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Published: Syracuse University Press - April 30th, 2012

In 1987 a young Jewish man, the central figure in this captivating book, leaves Moscow for good with his parents. They celebrate their freedom in opulent Vienna and spend two months in Rome and the coastal resort of Ladispoli. While waiting in Europe for a U.S. refugee visa, the book's twenty-year-old poet quenches his thirst for sexual and cultural discovery.


Post-Holocaust: Interpretation, Misinterpretation, and the Claims of History (Jewish Literature & Culture) Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9780253217288
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Published: Indiana University Press - January 18th, 2005

"These essays are extremely well written, with the clarity and accessibility that one has come to expect from Berel Lang, one of the most respected and significant philosophers writing about the Holocaust and its impact." --Michael L. Morgan


Quiet Americans Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9780982708422
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Published: Last Light Studio - January 1st, 2011

A high-ranking Nazi's wife and a Jewish doctor in prewar Berlin. A Jewish immigrant soldier and the German POWs he is assigned to supervise. A refugee returning to Europe for the first time and the massacre of Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics. A son of survivors and technology's potential to reveal long-held family secrets.


Buried Rivers: A Spiritual Journey into the Holocaust Cover Image
By Ellen Korman Mains, Richard Reoch (Foreword by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781641840170
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Published: West Lake Books - October 15th, 2018

Triple Award Winner including: 2018 SILVER NAUTILUS BOOK AWARD and 2019 INDEPENDENT PUBLISHER BRONZE MEDAL for Memoir, and 2019 NEXT GENERATION INDIE BOOK AWARD FINALIST for Spirituality


On Listening to Holocaust Survivors: Beyond Testimony Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781557788771
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Published: Paragon House Publishers - November 1st, 2010

"Stunningly brilliant, standard-setting for scholarship in the field, Henry Greenspan's 2010 version of On Listening to Holocaust Survivors transcends the path-breaking first edition by putting into bold relief the insights that emerge from his more than thirty years of intensive collaboration with Holocaust survivors.


Summer Haven: The Catskills, the Holocaust, and the Literary Imagination (Jews of Poland) Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781618115164
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Published: Academic Studies Press - June 1st, 2016

This volume provides for the first time a collection of writing that investigates the stories and struggles of survivors in the context of the Jewish resort culture of the Catskills, through new and existing works of fiction and memoir by writers who spent their youths there.


Inventory at the All-Night Drugstore Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781934695258
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Published: Anhinga Press - December 1st, 2010

Poetry. Second Edition. Poetry. Winner of the Anhinga Prize for Poetry.


Makeshift Instructions for Vigilant Girls Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781934695234
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Published: Anhinga Press - March 7th, 2011

Poetry. "These cool, hot poems about women and girls in danger and on the prowl, coming of age and being of age, are full ofstartling detail and vivid setting. Meitner's range, wit, compassion and her alertness to the moments where domestic and collective experience intersect, make these poems memorable. This book is a seriously good read" Daisy Fried.


Writing in Witness: A Holocaust Reader Cover Image
By Eric J. Sundquist (Editor)
$38.45
ISBN: 9781438470320
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Published: State University of New York Press - July 1st, 2018

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I Was a Doctor in Auschwitz (Lexington Studies in Jewish Literature) Cover Image
By Gisella Perl, Phyllis Lassner (Introduction by), Danny M. Cohen (Introduction by)
$44.39
ISBN: 9781498583947
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Published: Lexington Books - March 15th, 2019

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The Holocaust and the Nonrepresentable: Literary and Photographic Transcendence Cover Image
$30.75
ISBN: 9781438470047
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Published: State University of New York Press - January 2nd, 2019

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Intimate Violence: Hitchcock, Sex, and Queer Theory Cover Image
$36.74
ISBN: 9780190214173
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - March 13th, 2017

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Wrestling with Shylock Cover Image
By Edna Nahshon (Editor), Michael Shapiro (Editor)
$141.75
ISBN: 9781107010277
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Published: Cambridge University Press - May 25th, 2017

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Polish Literature and the Holocaust: Eyewitness Testimonies, 1942–1947 Cover Image
$41.94
ISBN: 9780810139800
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Published: Northwestern University Press - April 15th, 2019

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The New Diaspora: The Changing Landscape of American Jewish Fiction Cover Image
By Avinoam Patt (Editor), Mark Shechner (Editor), Victoria Aarons (Editor)
$43.19
ISBN: 9780814340554
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Published: Wayne State University Press - January 5th, 2015

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Bernard Malamud: A Centennial Tribute Cover Image
By Victoria Aarons (Editor), Gustavo S. Canales (Editor), Paul Malamud (Contribution by)
$43.19
ISBN: 9780814341148
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Published: Wayne State University Press - September 12th, 2016

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The Ethical Fantasy of Rhetorical Theory (Composition, Literacy, and Culture) Cover Image
$33.29
ISBN: 9780822965367
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Published: University of Pittsburgh Press - August 7th, 2018

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Children of Job: American Second-Generation Witnesses to the Holocaust Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780791433584
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Published: State University of New York Press - April 25th, 1997

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Jewish American and Holocaust Literature: Representation in the Postmodern World Cover Image
By Alan L. Berger (Editor), Gloria L. Cronin (Editor)
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ISBN: 9780791462102
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Published: State University of New York Press - September 22nd, 2004

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Figures of Memory: The Rhetoric of Displacement at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781438460765
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Published: State University of New York Press - January 2nd, 2017

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Race, Rights, and Recognition Cover Image
$60.50
ISBN: 9780801450877
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Published: Cornell University Press - June 5th, 2012

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The Americanization of the Holocaust Cover Image
By Hilene Flanzbaum (Editor)
$31.05
ISBN: 9780801860225
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Published: Johns Hopkins University Press - March 19th, 1999

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The Seven, a Family Holocaust Story Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780814344132
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Published: Wayne State University Press - November 13th, 2017

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Möbian Nights: Reading Literature and Darkness (Violence #6) Cover Image
By Sandor Goodhart, Chris Fleming (Editor), Joel Hodge (Editor)
$47.94
ISBN: 9781501350818
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Published: Bloomsbury Academic - February 21st, 2019

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Warriors, Witches, Whores: Women in Israeli Cinema (Contemporary Approaches to Film and Media) Cover Image
$43.19
ISBN: 9780814339671
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Published: Wayne State University Press - October 16th, 2017

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Narratives of Dissent: War in Contemporary Israeli Arts and Culture Cover Image
By Adam Rovner (Contribution by), Adriana X. Jacobs (Contribution by), Dan Urian (Contribution by)
$39.95
ISBN: 9780814338032
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Published: Wayne State University Press - December 17th, 2012

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Holocaust Representation: Art Within the Limits of History and Ethics Cover Image
$35.65
ISBN: 9780801877452
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Published: Johns Hopkins University Press - September 15th, 2003

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Genocide: The Act as Idea (Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights) Cover Image
$27.83
ISBN: 9780812248852
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Published: University of Pennsylvania Press - December 13th, 2016

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Textual Silence: Unreadability and the Holocaust Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780813589916
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Published: Rutgers University Press - August 24th, 2017

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You and Me, Belonging Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781988040417
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Published: Tightrope Books, Inc. - November 1st, 2018

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Imagining the Kibbutz: Visions of Utopia in Literature and Film (Dimyonot #2) Cover Image
$47.94
ISBN: 9780271065588
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Published: Penn State University Press - June 1st, 2018

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Midrashic Impulse and the Contemporary Literary Response to Trauma (Lexington Studies in Jewish Literature) Cover Image
$90.00
ISBN: 9781498564908
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Published: Lexington Books - December 15th, 2017

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No Place in Time: The Hebraic Myth in Late-Nineteenth-Century American Literature Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780814345825
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Published: Wayne State University Press - November 12th, 2018

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Ralph Ellison and the Genius of America Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781558499225
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Published: University of Massachusetts Press - January 19th, 2012

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Genocide in Jewish Thought Cover Image
$48.29
ISBN: 9781107648210
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Published: Cambridge University Press - February 1st, 2014

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Anti-Semitism and Its Metaphysical Origins Cover Image
$33.59
ISBN: 9781107644953
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Published: Cambridge University Press - January 11th, 2018

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The Impossible Jew: Identity and the Reconstruction of Jewish American Literary History Cover Image
$29.90
ISBN: 9781479895847
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Published: New York University Press - June 12th, 2015

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College Bound: The Pursuit of Education in Jewish American Literature, 1896-1944 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781438467221
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Published: State University of New York Press - July 2nd, 2018

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Committed to Memory Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781558497955
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Published: University of Massachusetts Press - September 15th, 2009

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Holocaust Icons: Symbolizing the Shoah in History and Memory Cover Image
$35.95
ISBN: 9780813574028
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Published: Rutgers University Press - November 1st, 2015

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