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- Penguin Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.00
FROM THE CREATOR OF SHOWTIME'S "HAPPYISH" A New York Times Notable Book, and a ?chaotic, laugh riot? ( San Francisco Chronicle ) of a memoir. Shalom Auslander was raised with a terrified respect for God. Even as he grew up and was estranged from his community, his religion and its traditions, he could not find the path to a life where he didn?t... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2007; US$ 15.00
Violent rabbis, lovelorn wives, a busy Grim Reaper, shame-filled simians, and one seriously angry deity populate this humorous and disquieting collection. Shalom Auslander's stories in Beware of God have the mysterious punch of a dream. They are wide ranging and inventive: A young Jewish man's inexplicable transformation into a very large, blond,... more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 2008; US$ 10.90
Foreskin's Lament reveals Auslander's youth in a strict, socially isolated Orthodox community, and recounts his rebellion and efforts to make a new life apart from it. Auslander remembers his youthful attempt to win the 'blessing bee' (the Orthodox version of a spelling bee), his exile to reform school in Israel after being caught shoplifting a cassette... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.00
A New York Times Notable Book 2012 The rural town of Stockton, New York, is famous for nothing: no one was born there, no one died there, nothing of any historical import at all has ever happened there, which is why Solomon Kugel, like other urbanites fleeing their pasts and histories, decided to move his wife and young son there. To begin again.... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2010; US$ 8.76
Shalom Auslander was raised with a terrified respect for God. Even as he grew up, defying and eventually being cast out of his community, he could not find his way to a life in which he wasn?t locked in a daily struggle with Him. Foreskin?s Lament is a rich and fascinating portrait of a man grappling with his faith, his family and his community.... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2012; US$ 7.50
?The humour, at times can leave you gasping . . . comic brilliance? Sunday Times Solomon Kugel has had enough of the past and its burdens. So, in the hope of starting afresh, he moved his family to a small rural town where nothing of import has ever happened. Sadly, Kugel?s life isn?t that simple. His family soon find themselves threatened... more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 2012; US$ 11.81
Solomon Kugel wishes for nothing more than to be nowhere, to be in a place with no past, no history, no wars, no genocides. The rural town of Stockton, New York, is famous for nothing: which is exactly why Kugel decided to move his family there. To begin again. To start anew. But it isn't quite working out that way. His ailing mother stubbornly holds... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2013; US$ 8.76
Shalom Auslander's stories have the mysterious punch of a dream: a pious man having a near-death experience discovers that God is actually a chicken, and is forced to reconsider his life ? and his diet. Leo Schwartzman searches Home Depot for supplies for an ark. And a young boy mistakes Holocaust Remembrance Day as emergency-preparedness training... more...
- Melville House 2012; US$ 15.00
?At the World?s Fair in Paris I once lost my late husband and, just then, an elegant gentleman accosted me. As I look at him, he opens up his overcoat and hasn?t got anything on underneath. I only mention this in passing.? This never-before translated work by a major yet overlooked mid-20th century writer is a brutally funny look at the human... more...