Jewish American Literature

Israeli Literature: Reading List

A Reader's Guide: Hebrew Literature in Translation

Hebrew Literature in Translation: A Reader’s Guide

You don't have to know Hebrew to enjoy some of Israel's best books.

Steve Stern

Steve Stern's The Wedding Jester.

In the Image

Dara Horn's novel.

The Puttermesser Papers

Cynthia Ozick's response to Chick Lit.

Everything is Illuminated

A book by Jonathan Safran Foer

Ravelstein: A Writer’s Soul

Bellow's final novel was inspired by his friendship with Allan Bloom.


Gary Shteyngart's satiric look at globalization, petrol politics, and the obsession with Jewish continuity.

Natasha and Other Stories

David Bezmozgis' hilarious--and profound--tales of an immigrant family in Canada.