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The Silva Standard

Daniel Silva's latest novel, The Black Widow, creates a fictional story about the terror attacks in Paris that were carried out. Imagine being hundreds of pages...
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JewAsian Authors Visit Philly to Talk About “America’s Newest Jews”

The couple started working on the book, JewAsian: Race, Religion and Identity for America’s Newest Jews, about eight years ago, inspired by their own partnership. Next week,...
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Chester County Author Tells the Tale of Kosher Food

Kosher USA follows the journey of kosher food through the modern industrial food system and recounts how iconic products such as Coca-Cola and Jell-O became...
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Frank Conversation: Author to Discuss New Lily Kovner Book

Linda Frank wraps up Miss Marple, Chinese Jews and a stolen Iraqi Torah all into her new mystery The Lost Torah of Shanghai.   If you need...
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Carol Hupping Closes the Book on Her Career

After 17 years, Carol Hupping is saying goodbye to the Jewish Publication Society. Locked in a room on the eighth floor of the Jewish Community...
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Israeli Arab Author Navigates Three Worlds

Sayed Kashua will discuss his new book, Native, at the Free Library of Philadelphia on Feb. 16.    Sayed Kashua misses home.    He misses the land, his friends,...
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A Perfect Time to Recognize and Remember the ‘British Schindler’

Sir Nicholas Winton never believed he was in danger, even as he helped transport 669 children from Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia to England during the nine...
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Bill Apter Is Still Wrestling With Fame

Pro wrestling's most prolific chronicler has a de facto museum of memorabilia in Dresher, and a new book on the shelves. Like the heroine of...
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A Book, a Kickoff and One Jewish Community

This year's One Book One Jewish Community selection is a memoir of a Russian immigrant childhood. When Lev Golinkin was 9 years old, he and...
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Local Author’s New Book Is a Humorous Look at Children’s ‘Why Chromosome’

For decades, Art Linkletter made millions of Americans laugh by pointing out in vivid detail all of the different ways that “Kids say the...