Books tagged: Jewish

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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

Do or Die

By Barbara Fradkin

Fans of Louise Penny and Michael Connelly, meet exasperating homicide detective Michael Green in this gripping police procedural.

Ottawa homicide inspector Michael Green is absolutely obsessed with his job, a condition which has almost ruined his marriage several times. When ... Read more

Earth and High Heaven

By Gwethalyn Graham

When Erika Drake, of the Westmount Drakes, met and fell in love with Marc Reiser, a Jew from northern Ontario, their respective worlds were turned upside down. Set against the backdrop of the first three years of the Second World War, Earth and High Heaven captured the hearts ... Read more

Evie, the Baby and the Wife

By Phyllis Rudin

Evie Troy, an impulsive and funny young Jewish woman, has a tendency to overcomplicate things. And that can get her into trouble. When her dying friend Jean-Gabriel, a successful and controversial francophone writer, cons her into carrying out his last wish, delivering a monetary ... Read more

Fields of Exile

By Nora Gold

2015 Canadian Jewish Literary Awards — Winner, Fiction

Judith finds the courage to stand up for her beliefs and protest anti-Semitic hypocrisy.
Judith is a young woman who lived in Israel for a decade, was a peace activist there, and defines herself as "left-wing," yet in ... Read more