By Michal Lemberger,Jonathan Kirsch
Reminiscent of Anita Diamant’s The crimson Tent. . . . those superbly written tales think 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 advisor for the Perplexed and The global to Come
Marvelous.” MICHELLE HUNEVEN, writer of Off Course and Blame
What struck me such a lot approximately those tales is their transparent, guaranteed confidenceas if Michal Lemberger had pulled aside the various strains within the outdated tale, spied a brand new tale tucked in there method off in a nook, shimmied in a fishhook and pulled it out.”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 to be back.
Vividly reimagined with startling modern readability, Michal Lemberger’s debut selection of brief tales provides voice to silent, oft-marginalized biblical girls: their pursuits, their love for his or her little ones, their values, their large struggles and demanding situations. educated via Lemberger’s deep wisdom of the Bible, every one of those 9 tales tale recasts a biblical saga from the point of view of a pivotal woman.
Michal Lemberger’s nonfiction and journalism have seemed in Slate, Salon, Tablet, and different guides, and her poetry has been released in a few print and on-line journals. a narrative from After Abel, her first number of fiction, used to be 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 was once born and raised in ny and now lives in l. a. together with her husband and daughters.
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After Abel and Other Stories by Michal Lemberger,Jonathan Kirsch