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M
arkfield
, W
allace
. T
o
an early grave. New York, Simon and Schuster,
1964. 255 p.
A novel in which a handful of Jewish pseudo-intellectuals attend
the funeral of one of their group.
M
c
H
ugh
, A
rona
.
The seacoasts of Bohemia. New York, Doubleday, 1965.
685 p.
Deborah Miller, from an Orthodox Jewish background, falls in love
with a non-Jew and seeks understanding in a world previously strange
and unknown to her.
M
ezvinsky
, S
h irley
.
The edge. New York, Doubleday, 1965. 210 p.
A Jewish mother and unhappy wife is unable to cope with her
family and, in this novel, is on the verge of a nervous breakdown,
and violence.
N
eider
, C
harles
.
Naked eye. New York, Horizon, 1965. 159 p.
A novel depicting the relationship between a Jewish father and
his son.
N
issenson
, H
ugh
. A
pile of stones. New York, Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1965.
173 p.
Seven short stories, all concerning “the condition of the modem
Jew and modern man’s relationship to God.” Two stories are set in
Israel, two in Poland and three in the United States.
R
em arque
, E
rich
M
ar ia
.
The night in Lisbon. New York, Harcourt, Brace
and World, 1964. 244 p.
A novel about refugees from Hitlerism, living in Lisbon, hoping to
escape to new life.
R
othchild
, S
ylv ia
.
Sunshine and salt. New York, Simon and Schuster, 1964.
249 p.
Problems arise when an elderly mother comes to live with her married
daughter and her family.
R
ovit
, E
arl
.
The player
k in g .
New York, Harcourt, Brace and World, 1965.
368 p.
Mr. Rovit, an academic literary critic, here writes his first novel
about a Jew named David Riegel, who visits various sections of New
York in search of his wife.
S
ara
.
Where mist clothes dream and song runs naked. New York, McGraw-
Hill, 1965. 200 p.
A Jewish family chronicle, set in Boston and tracing the lives of the
Stolers, Russian Jews attempting to fight their way past poverty to
meaningful life in America.
S
em pr u n
, J
orge
.
The long voyage. New York, Grove, 1964. 236 p.
The $10,000 Formentor prize novel, translated from the French. It
focuses on a five-day train ride taken by 120 prisoners who are being
transported to a German concentration camp.
S
ham ir
, M
oshe
.
David’s stranger. New York, Abelard-Schuman, 1965. 220 p.
An historical novel by an Israeli, about the triangle involving King
David, Bathsheba and Uriah the Hittite.
S
haw
, I
rw in
.
Voices of a summer day. New York, Delacorte, 1965. 223 p.
A reflective novel about an American Jew, Ben Federov, who recalls
his childhood, political and social conflicts of the 1920’s, his love af-
fairs and his relationship with his own son.