The Winner: the 2016 Sophie Brody Award

It’s a pretty good and humbling day when you top a list that includes Primo Levi as an honorable mention:

http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2016/01/book-aron-novel-named-2016-sophie-brody-medal-achievement-jewish-literature

Nice New Year’s News

Tooting my own horn, and celebrating indie writers/publishers everywhere:

http://reviews.libraryjournal.com/2014/01/prepub/good-bye-2013-best-indie-fiction-and-fiction-in-translation/

What He Said…

Joshua Weil captures in smart, moving ways, some of what we all love about Jim Shepard’s fiction. ┬áThose of you who know Jim’s work will be nodding along with Weil. ┬áThose of you who don’t will, and should be, hanging your heads in shame and heading to your local bookstore.

http://nbafictionfinalists.squarespace.com/blog/2012/6/16/2007-3.html