New PDF release: After Abel and Other Stories

By Michal Lemberger,Jonathan Kirsch

ISBN-10: 1938849477

ISBN-13: 9781938849473

“Her wisdom of the Bible is clear and her creativity shines via as she weaves 9 considerate and layered bills of far away, complex times.”
—Publisher's Weekly

“Reminiscent of Anita Diamant’s The crimson Tent. . . . those fantastically written tales believe like assembly Eve, Lot’s spouse, and plenty of different compelling characters for the 1st time.” —LAUREL CORONA, writer of The Mapmaker’s Daughter and The 4 Seasons: a singular of Vivaldi’s Venice

“Stunning.” —MOLLY ANTOPOL, writer of The UnAmericans

“Gorgeous and captivating.” —DARA HORN, writer of A consultant for the Perplexed and The international to Come

“Marvelous.” —MICHELLE HUNEVEN, writer of Off Course and Blame

“What struck me so much approximately those tales is their transparent, guaranteed confidence—as if Michal Lemberger had pulled aside many of the strains within the outdated tale, spied a brand new tale tucked in there approach off in a nook, shimmied in a fishhook and pulled it out.” —AIMEE BENDER, writer of The colour Master and The specific unhappiness of Lemon Cake

“Lemberger liberates the voices which are trapped underneath the [biblical] textual content . . . with artistry and erudition.” —RABBI DAVID WOLPE, Rabbi of Sinai Temple, la and writer of Why religion Matters

Eve considers motherhood.
Miriam has a tendency Moses.
Lot’s spouse seems back.

Vividly reimagined with startling modern readability, Michal Lemberger’s debut selection of brief tales supplies voice to silent, oft-marginalized biblical girls: their targets, their love for his or her young ones, their values, their super struggles and demanding situations. proficient by means of Lemberger’s deep wisdom of the Bible, every one of those 9 tales tale recasts a biblical saga from the viewpoint of a pivotal woman.

Michal Lemberger’s nonfiction and journalism have seemed in Slate, Salon, Tablet, and different courses, and her poetry has been released in a few print and on-line journals. a narrative from After Abel, her first choice of fiction, was once featured in Lilith Magazine. Lemberger holds an MA and PhD in English from UCLA and a BA in English and faith from Barnard university. She has taught the Hebrew Bible as Literature at UCLA and the yankee Jewish college. She used to be born and raised in big apple and now lives in la together with her husband and daughters.

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