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A Joy To Be Hidden

By Ariela Freedman

Alice Stein, a young graduate student living in a vivid and chaotic late-90s East Village, loses her father and grandmother in a single year and is given the task of cleaning out her grandmother's Brooklyn apartment. In the process of doing so, she begins to unlock a family ... Read more

Arabic for Beginners

By Ariela Freedman

When Hannah accompanies her husband and small children to Jerusalem for the year, she becomes fascinated with a group of expat women at her son’s daycare, as well as a young Palestinian woman named Jenna. As she grows close to Jenna she starts to question her own marriage ... Read more

Barbara Klein-Muskrat Then and Now

By Sharon Abron Drache

The interrelated stories of this pseudo-memoir introduce readers to Barbara Klein Muskrat, a successful author of fiction and freelance book reviewer. Spanning some thirty years in her personal and professional life, Barbara irreverently acquaints readers with her challenges ... Read more

Barbara Klein-Muskrat, Then and Now

By Sharon Abron Drache

The interrelated stories of this pseudo-memoir introduce readers to Barbara Klein Muskrat, a successful author of fiction and freelance book reviewer. Spanning some thirty years in her personal and professional life, Barbara irreverently acquaints readers with her challenges ... Read more

Bird Shadows

By Jennie Morrow

In the tumultuous 1970s while women, African Americans, and the gay and lesbian communities march for equality, three sisters wrestle with the legacy of their family’s Holocaust past. Memory’s Shadow is a compelling story of sisterly conflict and loyalty, the broader politics ... Read more

Book of Faith, The

By Elaine Kalman Naves & Elaine Kalman Naves

Mordecai Richler meets Jane Austen in The Book of Faith. Faith, Rhoda, and Erica, affectionately known the Three Graces, are members of a liberal Jewish congregation in contemporary Montreal. Rabbi Nate wants a grand new synagogue; Marty, the congregation's treasurer, harbours ... Read more

Dakghar

By Ashis Gupta

Based on true incidents, this complex novel remembers the staging of Tagore's play 'Dakghar' in a Warsaw ophanage run by Dr Janusz Korczak, days before 200 orphange children, staff and Dr Korczak were sent by railcars to the Treblinka Death Camp.

Dead Man, The

By Nora Gold

The Dead Man is a compelling novel about a woman who is obsessed. Eve, a composer of sacred music and a music therapist, is well aware of the saying, "Physician, heal thyself," but she just can't seem to do this. For some unknown reason, she-- a sensible, intelligent professional-- ... Read more

Distantly Related to Freud

By Ann Charney

It’s Montreal, 1953, and eight-year-old Ellen, an only child prone to daydreaming, and her mother, a woman who believes in the promise of fresh starts, have moved into a large house on the flanks of Mt. Royal. To make ends meet, Ellen’s mother takes in a group of refugees ... Read more