We talk to Alicia Oltuski about what she learned about the secretive world of diamonds while writing her popular book, Precious Objects.
In her first novel, The Little Bride, Anna Solomon explores the trials of a Jewish girl who leaves Odessa for a better life in America, but finds herself marooned on the Great Plains.
How to search for good fares and other advice from the author of her own series of guides on budget travel.
In Sweet Dates in Basra, Jessica Jiji re-envisions the life of a Jewish family in 1940s Iraq
Discovering our path to healthy living, with a little help from Joy
The novelist and essayist talks about her book Bad Mother: A Chronicle of Maternal Crimes, Minor Calamities and Occasional Moments of Grace and the controversy her candor stirred up.
Like its smart, resilient heroines, the genre is reinventing itself, and Jewish women are giving their best to the effort.
Writing a biography about Israel’s famous prime minister meant finding the truth behind the image.
The co-author of the bestselling book talks about showing “tweens” how to explore the world’s possibilities and not let stereotypes limit their lives.
Iris Rainer Dart is much more than the author of a famous tearjerker: she’s written many other books and has been a successful playwright and television writer.