Books tagged: Relating To Jewish People & Groups

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At Odds in the World

By Ruth Panofsky

This volume brings together a series of scholarly essays that reflects the author's career-long interest in writing by Jewish Canadian women, in particular work that is situated at the margins of literary and Jewish studies. Collectively the essays show a consistent engagement ... Read more

Context and Content

By A.J. Diamond

A deeply personal memoir from one of Canada’s most celebrated architects.
In this personal account of A. J. Diamond’s life and work, he shares how he came to be the founder of the leading architecture firm Diamond Schmitt, one of Canada’s most successful architecture ... Read more

Fishing With Tardelli

By Neil Besner

 

A literary meditation on memory, time, love, and loss

Fishing With Tardelli contemplates the relations among four parents — mother, father, stepfather, and a Brazilian fishing companion — and the author. Over marriages and remarriages, fathers and mothers become stepfathers ... Read more

Look After Her

By Hannah Brown

Finalist for the 2019 Foreword Indie Award for General Fiction.

Upon the death of their art-loving parents, thirteen and fourteen year old Jewish sisters are kidnapped by a family friend and taken to a brothel. There they are held captive by their shared shame and by the younger ... Read more

Memory's Shadow

By Gail Benick

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

Moldovan Hotel

By Leah Horlick

Moldovan Hotel explores the intergenerational trauma of the Holocaust in Romania through a queer Jewish voice in the Diaspora.

 

In 2017, Leah Horlick travelled to Romania to revisit the region her Jewish ancestors fled. What she unearthed there is an elaborate web connecting ... Read more

Silencing Rebecca

By Nikki Vogel

In this genre-bending debut YA novel combining elements of horror, magic realism, and realistic fiction, Rebecca Waldmann’s sheltered life as an Orthodox Jewish teen in Toronto is shattered when her father moves them to Edmonton, where she is plunged into the worldly life ... Read more

The Book of Grief and Hamburgers

By Stuart Ross

 

A poignant meditation on mortality from a beloved Canadian poet

A writer friend once pointed out that whenever Stuart Ross got close to something heavy and “real” in a poem, a hamburger would inevitably appear for comic relief. In this hybrid essay/memoir/poetic meditation, ... Read more