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After Abel and Other Stories by Michal Lemberger,Jonathan Kirsch PDF

By Michal Lemberger,Jonathan Kirsch

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

“Reminiscent of Anita Diamant’s The pink Tent. . . . those fantastically written tales think like assembly Eve, Lot’s spouse, and lots of different compelling characters for the 1st time.” —LAUREL CORONA, writer of The Mapmaker’s Daughter and The 4 Seasons: a unique 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 the various strains within the previous 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, l. a. 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 number of brief tales offers voice to silent, oft-marginalized biblical girls: their objectives, their love for his or her youngsters, their values, their super struggles and demanding situations. trained by means of Lemberger’s deep wisdom of the Bible, each 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, 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 collage. She has taught the Hebrew Bible as Literature at UCLA and the yank Jewish collage. She used to be born and raised in long island and now lives in la together with her husband and daughters.

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