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n n u a l
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F
aust
, I
rv in
.
Roar lion roar and other stories. New York, Random, 1965.
213 p.
Among the short stories in this volume, some are of special Jewish
interest, particularly one in which a Jewish survivor of Hitler’s Germany
has a breakdown and begins to hate his fellow Jews.
F
iedler
, L
eslie
.
Back to China. New York, Stein & Day. 1965. 248
p .
Baro Finkelstone, a middle-aged “Jewish liberal” who feels guilty
about all of America’s sins, is the “hero” of Mr. Fiedler’s latest novel.
F
r iedman
, B
ruce
J
a y
.
A mother’s kisses. New York, Simon and Schuster,
1964. 286 p.
A bitter but humorous and satirical novel about a possessive Jewish
mother and her college-bound son.
G
reenburg
, D
a n
.
Kiss mv firm but pliant lips. New York, Grossman, 1965.
216 p.
A satirical novel about a young Jewish man, an art school graduate,
who works at two jobs simultaneously in the same office building.
H
obson
, L
aura
Z.
First papers. New York, Random, 1965. 502 p.
Mrs. Hobson, author of the well-known
Gentleman’s Agreement,
here offers a novel about a Jewish newspaper editor active before
World War I, his family and his relationships with non-Jews.
K
em elm a n
, H
arry
.
Friday the rabbi slept late. New York, Crown, 1964.
224 p.
A detective story in which a rabbi solves a murder and in which the
author describes Jewish congregational life in a New England town.
K
olb
, L
eon
.
The sage. San Francisco, Genuart, 1965. 307 p.
A novel in which the hero is the Jewish wise man, Jochanan Ben
Zakkai, and which covers two critical years in Jewish history, from
58 to 60.
K
um in
, M
ax ine
.
Through dooms of love. New York, Harper and Row,
1965, 278 p.
A study in the relationship between a Jewish father and his daughter.
L
arner
, J
eremy
.
Drive, he said. New York, Delacorte,
1964. 190 p.
A $10,000 Delta prize winner. An experimental novel by a young
man about a Jewish basketball star and his experiences in and out
of a college classroom.
L
in d
, J
akob
.
Soul of wood and other stories. New York, Grove, 1964.
190 p.
A collection of imaginative and gothic tales, some of them dealing
with Jewish victims of the Germans during the Hitler era.
M
am is
, J
ustin
.
Love. New York, Stein and Day, 1964. 278 p.
A first novel which probes Jewish family relationships—and the con-
flicts with the Christian community—in a small New England town.
M
anger
, T
tzik
.
The book of paradise. New York, Hill & Wang, 1965. 235 p.
Subtitled, “The Wonderful Adventures of Shmuel-Aba Abervo,”
this fantasy by a Yiddish poet depicts one man’s concept of a Jewish
paradise, which is very much like the European villages in which
poor Jews suffered, studied, lived and worked.