Jewish Heritage: Fiction

Updated: May 2, 2024

Book cover of The 12th commandment
The 12th Commandment
Torday, Daniel

Book cover of Adam unrehearsed
Adam Unrehearsed
Futterman, Don
Call Number: e-Book

Book cover of All other nights : a novel
All Other Nights
Horn, Dara

Book cover for The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay
Chabon, Michael

This book manages to explore the world of comic books, Jewish flight from World War II-era Europe, and the magic of escapism (think Houdini), among other things.

Book cover of Black foam : a novel
Black Foam
Jābir, Ḥajjī

Book cover of Bridesman
Liebrecht, Savyon

Book cover for The Comedown
The Comedown
Frumkin, Rebekah

Book cover for The Contract With God Trilogy
The Contract With God Trilogy
Eisner, Will
Call Number: 740.9999 E36-3

Book cover for Conviction
Dahl, Julia

Book cover for Dear Fang, With Love
Dear Fang, With Love
Thorpe, Rufi

Book cover of Death of a dancing queen
Death of a Dancing Queen
Giarratano, Kimberly G
Call Number: M

Book cover for The Dovekeepers
The Dovekeepers
Hoffman, Alice
Call Number: e-Book

Book cover for Everything is Illuminated
Everything is Illuminated
Call Number: DVD

Book cover for Exit Wounds
Exit Wounds
Modan, Rutu
Call Number: 740.9999 M689-2

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The Family Morfawitz
Turtel, Daniel H

Book cover of Fervor : a novel
Lloyd, Toby Phips

Book cover for The Finkler Question
The Finkler Question
Jacobson, Howard

Book cover for Fleishman is in Trouble
Fleishman is in Trouble
Brodesser-Akner, Taffy

Book cover for The Golem and the Jinni
The Golem and the Jinni
Wecker, Helene

Book cover of Guesthouse for Ganesha
Guesthouse for Ganesha
Teitelman, Judith

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Englander, Nathan

Book cover of Kantika : a novel
Graver, Elizabeth

Book cover of The kindness of strangers
The Kindness of Strangers
Weinberger, Andy
Call Number: M

Book cover for Lilac Girls
Lilac Girls
Kelly, Martha Hall

Book cover for The Lost Shtetl
The Lost Shtetl
Gross, Max

The author imagines a tiny Jewish town in modern-day Poland called Kreskol that somehow got cut off from the outside world and survived the Holocaust unscathed, with its customs and traditions intact. When the shtetl sends Yankel, a hapless, functionally illiterate young man, to ask for the government’s help in locating a missing couple, he is soon confined to a mental hospital while the powers-that-be try to determine if he’s a madman.

Book cover for Magic Words
Magic Words
Kolpan, Gerald

Book cover for The Matzah Ball
The Matzah Ball
Meltzer, Jean

Book cover of Maybe once, maybe twice : a novel
Maybe Once, Maybe Twice
Greenberg, Alison Rose

Book cover for Mischling
Konar, Affinity

Book cover for No One is Here Except All of Us
No One is Here Except All of Us
Ausubel, Ramona

Book cover for Nothing the Same, Everything Haunted: The Ballad of Motl the Cowboy
Nothing the Same, Everything Haunted: The Ballad of Motl the Cowboy
Barwin, Gary

Book cover of Once we were home
Once We Were Home
Rosner, Jennifer

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One Day We're All Going to Die
Hearst, Elise Esther
Call Number: e-Audiobook

Book cover for The Orchard
The Orchard
Hopen, David

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The Pomegranate Gate
Kaplan, Ariel

Book cover of The postcard
The Postcard
Berest, Anne

In 2003, a mystery is created when an unsigned postcard, possibly from the 1940s, arrives with the current mail. It is left to Anne to dig into her family’s past, questioning her mother, family members, friends, and associates, and seeking the help of a private detective, a graphologist, and many others to unravel this. Her quest will take her back to the history of the Rabinovitch family and their flight from Russia after the revolution.

Book cover of The promise of a normal life : a novel
The Promise of a Normal Life
Gibson, Rebecca Kaiser

Book cover for The Rabbit Girls
The Rabbit Girls
Ellory, Anna

Book cover for The Red Tent
The Red Tent
Diamant, Anita

Book cover for Safekeeping
Hope, Jessamyn

Book cover for Shmutz: A Novel
Shmutz: A Novel
Berliner, Felicia

Book cover of Signal fires
Signal Fires
Shapiro, Dani

Book cover for The Slaughterman's Daughter
The Slaughterman's Daughter
Iczkovits, Yaniv

Book cover for Super Sad True Love Story
Super Sad True Love Story
Shteyngart, Gary

Book cover for To die beautiful : a novel
To Die Beautiful
Jackson, Buzzy

Book cover for Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow
Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow
Zevin, Gabrielle

When college friends in the 1990s start a company and make a video game, they don't realize the impact it will have on the rest of their lives.

Book cover of The wolf hunt : a novel
The Wolf Hunt
Gundar-Goshen, Ayelet

Book cover of The woman beyond the sea
The Woman Beyond the Sea
Yishai-Levi, Sarit

Book cover of The world and all that it holds
The World and All That it Holds
Hemon, Aleksandar

Book cover for The Yiddish Policemen's Union
The Yiddish Policemen's Union
Chabon, Michael
Call Number: M