By Nate Bloom
Maya Rudolph appears in a new movie by director Sam Mendes and James Franco is to star in another film as poet Alan Ginsberg.
By David Levy
Part memoir part how-to resource, this review highlights the wisdom of C. Andrew Martin's book on end of life care.
By Menachem Wecker
A new novel by an accomplished American Jewish writer deals with shadows of the Nazi era and personal traumas on the relationship of a young Israeli woman modeling for a middle-aged male German artist.
By Elana Roth
Review of Laurel Snyder's Baxter, the Pig Who Wanted to Be Kosher. A story about a confused pig - and inclusivity.
By Suzanne Koven
A review of The Faith Club praises the authors' willingness to deal with difficult issues.
By David Levy
A review of Andrea Myers's memoir, "The Choosing: A Rabbi's Journey from Silent Nights to High Holy Days."
By Lynn Melnick
One of two new books on American Jewish culture hits home for our reviewer, as it tells a story from her family.
Karin Tenabe interviewed Judy Blume, author of Are You There God? It's Me Margaret.
By Jayne Cohen
Our critic is underwhelmed by Pamela Hensley Vincent's treacly yet bland cookbook.
By Julie Wiener
The death of former Guyanan president Janet Jagan prompted thoughts about the generational differences in the experiences of Jewish women in interfaith marriages.