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E l k i n , S t a n l e y .
Criers and kibitzers, kibitzers and criers. New York, Random
House, 1966. 272 p.
A short story collection, with many of the tales about Jews.
E p s t e in , S e ym o u r .
A penny for charity. Boston, Little, Brown, 1965. 242 p.
A collection of sensitive short stories, some about American Jews.
F a l s t e i n , L o u i s .
Laughter on a weekday. New York, Ivan Oblensky, 1965.
269 p.
An autobiographical novel about a Jewish boy’s experiences in Europe,
his voyage to America and his life as an immigrant.
F a s t , H o w a rd .
Torquemada. New York, Doubleday, 1966. 192 p.
Another historical novel by a prolific specialist in the field, this one
about the Spanish Inquisitor. Set in 1483, it describes the relationship
between Torquemada and his “best friend,” who is accused of being
a Jew.
F i e d l e r , L e s l i e
A. The last Jew in America. New York, Stein and Day, 1966.
191 p.
Three long stories by the well-known critic, dealing largely with Jews
and Jewish problems.
F r i e d m a n , S a n d f o r d .
Totempole. New York, Dutton, 1965. 411
p .
A novel about a homosexual relationship, with a Jew as one of the
major protagonists.
G e r b e r , M e r r i l l J o a n .
Stop here,
m y
friend. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1965.
271 p.
Fifteen short stories, mainly on Jewish themes and characters.
G o rd o n , N o a h .
The rabbi.
N ew
York, McGraw-Hill, 1965. 389 p.
A best-selling work of fiction about a rabbi and his experiences in his
calling, from circuit-riding to life in small towns, plus romance, civil
rights and other matters of contemporary interest.
G r e e n , G e r a l d .
The legion of noble Christians. New York, Trident Press,
1965. 340 p.
A Catholic accepts a job from a Jewish-sponsored group that wishes
to pay tribute to Christians who helped save Jews during the Hitler
years. In this novel, the hero looks for the individuals who risked their
lives for Jews.
H a ld e m a n , C h a r l e s .
The snowman. New York, Simon and Schuster, 1965.
186 p.
A story about a crippled American war veteran in a small upstate
New York town, in which a Jewish character plays a key role and in
which Judaism and anti-Semitism are important elements.
H o r o w i t z , G e n e .
Home is where you start from. New York, Norton,
1 9 6 6 .
282 p.
The story of two middle-class Jewish families, their conflicts, loves
and problems.
H u b l e r , R i c h a r d
G. The soldier and the sage. New York, Crown, 1966. 469 p.
A novel about Rabbi Akiba and the Bar Kochba rebellion in the
second century.
J a c o b s o n , D a n .
The beginners. New York, Macmillan, 1966. 469 p.
A Jewish family chronicle that ranges across continents, stressing life
in South Africa, England and Israel.