Tracy Chevalier’s GIRL WITH A PEARL EARRING; a sixteen year old girl is painted by Vermeer.
Philip Roth’s PATRIMONY; the writer’s father is diagnosed with a fatal brain tumor, and his son–full of anxiety, love, and fear–lives through each stage of it.
Paul Cowan’s AN ORPHAN IN HISTORY: RETRIEVING A JEWISH PAST; a Jewish writer rediscovers his religious and cultural heritage.
Chaim Potok’s THE BOOK OF LIGHTS; a young rabbi–serving as a chaplain during the Korean War–changes his view of Faith. A novel by the author of The Chosen and The Promise.