Jewish Fiction

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Envy the Frightened

Envy the Frightened

by Yael Dayan

Perfidy

Perfidy

by Ben Hecht

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Goodbye Rune

by Kaldhol- Marit/ Oyen- Wenche/ Yen- Wenche

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Every Man a Slave

by Sender Zeyv

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Dear Cara

by Cara Wilson

Jewish Fiction Books & Ephemera

The Jewish Caravan

The Jewish Caravan

by Schwarz, Leo W

The Old Country

The Old Country

by Aleichem Sholem

Kabbalistic Bible, The

Kabbalistic Bible, The

by Berg, Yehuda

The Dybbuk

The Dybbuk

by S. Ansky; John Hirsch (Translator)

Presumably first edition. 119 p.; ill. Small 1 cm tear and sticker residue to dust jacket with minor edgewear. Pastedowns have manufacturing flaw (slightly wrinkled) but book is otherwise in Fine condition. Edited by Barbara Kaufman and Michal Schonberg. Illustrated by Paul S. Weldon. From the dust jacket: The Dybbuk is the classic drama of the Yiddish theatre. Written in the early twentieth century by S. Ansky, the play is set in an isolated Polish community of Hassidic Jews, and tells the story of... Read more about this item
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SGD 46.00
Safta's Diaries

Safta's Diaries

by Bina Appleman with Shera Aranoff Tuchman Translator)

2011 hardcover as pictured. The edited diaries of Bina Appleman, a woman born in Imperial Russian Poland, was separated from her family who eventually emigrated alone to the United States at 17. Includes 68 pages of photographs and illustrations. Binding is firm. Green cloth boards with gold stamping show minimal wear. Endpapers and text appear clean and unmarked. Dust jacket shows only light shelf wear. Your purchase helps support our small village library. s OE2
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SGD 99.37
My Longest Year: In the Hungarian Labour Service and in the Nazi Camps

My Longest Year: In the Hungarian Labour Service and in the Nazi Camps

by Sandberg, Moshe

Jerusalem: Yad Vashem, 1972. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. xxxiv+114pp. Stated second printing. Grey cloth boards with gilt spine titles. Near fine in a near fine jacket with light rubbing along rear spine hinge and some very faint dampstaining along top of rear panel.
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SGD 34.50
A Child's Longing for Home

A Child's Longing for Home

by Bach, Zellig

NY: Carlton, 1995. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. viii+94pp. First edition. Inscribed by the author to former owners' on the front free end paper. Grey cloth boards. Near fine in a very good unclipped jacket that shows Light wear at the spine ends and a few short closed tears. A stirringly written memoir about the author's boyhood in a Lithuanian shtetl. Rear jacket blurbs by Isaac Bashevis Singer, Anna Freud, and others.
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SGD 55.21
Der Shem Ham'forash Mensch [Human, God's Ineffable Name]: Yiddish Poems.

Der Shem Ham'forash Mensch [Human, God's Ineffable Name]: Yiddish Poems.

by Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Ohalah, Rabbinic Fellowhip et al, 1973. Pamphlet Fine in Wraps: binding square and secure; text clean. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 86pp. A "Nachdichtung" Freelyn Rendered by Rabbi Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi. Published by Ohalah, Rabbinic Fellowhip/Aleph, Alliance for Jewish Renewal/Yesod, Foundation for a Jewish Future. Originally published in Warsaw by Indsel Verlag in 1933. Paperback: Staple-bound Wraps. Abraham... Read more about this item
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SGD 67.63
The Trial

The Trial

by Kafka, Franz

New York: Modern Library, 1956. Reprint Ediiton/First Printing. Hardcover. Fair/Good. The First Modern Library Printing of the definitive edition. Stated First Printing. In red cloth with black title panels and dulled gilt. Soiling to boards and wear at corners and spine ends with small spot of fraying to head of spine. Names to ffep, and top of title page which has price stamp as well. Intermittent underlining and a few notes in text. Jacket is unclipped($1.95) - though price inked out - and well worn... Read more about this item
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SGD 16.56
The Open Cage: an Anzia Yezierska Collection; selected and with an introd. by Alice Kessler-Harris ; afterword by Louise Levitas Henriksen

The Open Cage: an Anzia Yezierska Collection; selected and with an introd. by Alice Kessler-Harris ; afterword by Louise Levitas Henriksen

by Yezierska, Anzia, 1880?-1970. Kessler-Harris, Alice

New York: Persea Books, 1979. 1st ed. Paperback. new. xiii, 262 pages ; 22 cm. Contents: The miracle -- America and I -- Brothers -- Where lovers dream -- The fat of the land -- The lost "beautifulness" -- The Lord giveth -- Children of loneliness -- Hester Street -- Important people -- My last Hollywood script -- Bread and wine in the wilderness -- A chair in heaven -- A window full of sky -- Take up your bed and walk -- The open cage. Jewish fiction. Juifs -- États-Unis -- Romans, nouvelles, etc.... Read more about this item
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SGD 24.84
A Guide to Jewish Genealogical Research in Israel

A Guide to Jewish Genealogical Research in Israel

by SACK, Sallyann Amdur

MD: Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc, 1987. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. Very good plus+. Book is very slightly rubbed at spine ends and corners, beautiful gold stamping on front cover and spine, publisher's material laid in.
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SGD 69.01
In the Thicket

In the Thicket

by Simon, Solomon

Philadelphia: The Jewish Publication Society of America, 1963. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition of this autobiographical novel (his second, following My Jewish Roots) by the Jewish author of The Wise Men of Helm and others. Translated from the Yiddish by Moshe Spiegel. Octavo, 8 1/2 x 5 7/8 in. 273pp. Black cloth boards, white spine lettering; in dust jacket. Some rubbing to spine lettering. Near fine, with a few spots of light soiling to textblock top and fore-edge. In an... Read more about this item
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SGD 69.01
Dangerous Luck

Dangerous Luck

by David Makow

First Edition.
120 p.; ill. Scarce book with minor scrapes/shelfwear to dust jacket. Heel and tip of spine slightly bumped, otherwise Fine. From dust jacket:
In Dangerous Luck, David Makow brings into focus the profound questions as to whether a person's life unfolds by his own volition, circumstances, fate, or luck.
A teenager when the Nazi war machine rolled into his native Poland, he survived on his wits and his ability to make quick decisions that turned out to be the correct ones.
His first... Read more about this item
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SGD 46.00
The Emperor's Tomb

The Emperor's Tomb

by Roth, Joseph

NY: The Overlook Press, 1984. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. First English language edition of the Austrian Jewish writer's final novel, originally published in 1938, a sequel of sorts to his earlier "Radetzky March." Translated by John Hoare. Octavo (8.25 x 5.75 in.); 157pp.; blue papered boards backed with dark blue cloth, in dust jacket. Light sunning along top edge of boards, former owner's seal blind-embossed on title page. Else fine in a near fine, unclipped jacket... Read more about this item
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SGD 69.01
Three Novels [Signed & Inscribed]

Three Novels [Signed & Inscribed]

by Fuchs, Daniel

NY: Basic Books, 1961. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Inscribed copy of this first collected edition of Fuchs' enduring novels about life in Depression-era Brooklyn, "Summer in Williamsburg," "Homage to Blenholt," and "Low Company," originally published in 1934, 1936, and 1937, respectively. Fuchs has lovingly inscribed this copy to Susan Foster, a long-time personal assistant to film and literary mega-agent Irving Paul Lazar, and later Frank Sinatra.... Read more about this item
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SGD 690.10
Past Perfect

Past Perfect

by Shabtai, Yaakov

NY: Viking, 1987. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. 291pp. Grey boards with blue cloth backing and red spine titles. Fine in a near fine unclipped jacket, with minor rubbing, and some crumpling along top edge. The final novel by the inventive & experimental Israeli writer. Translated by Dalya Bilu, with an afterword by Edna Shabtai.
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SGD 55.21
GENTLEMAN FROM CRACOW; THE MIRROR

GENTLEMAN FROM CRACOW; THE MIRROR

by SINGER, Isaac B

Northampton: Limited Editions Club, 1979. Hardcover. Fine in a Fine slipcase. Raphael Soyer. Large octavo (7-1/2" x 10-1/4") bound with a gray buckram spine and gray paper board sides. One of 2000 numbered copies illustrated with reproductions of watercolors by Raphael Soyer and SIGNED by both the artist and the Nobel Prize-winning author on the colophon page. Monthly Letter laid in.
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SGD 215.73
DO THESE BONES LIVE

DO THESE BONES LIVE

by DAHLBERG, Edward

New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1941). First Edition. Near Fine in a Near Fine dustwrapper with minor edgewear and a couple of closed tears. Dahlberg's unique takes on Thoreau, Melville, etc.
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SGD 86.26
Journal Intime

Journal Intime

by Kafka, Franz and Pierre Klossowski(Translator)

Paris: Bernard Grasset, 1945. First Edition/29th Printing. Paperback. Very Good /N/A. In wraps. Stated 29th Edition. Some vertical creases to spine with wear at bottom and short tear to bottom of rear spine crease. Small paper stamp to bottom of spine with a few tiny spots. Tiny stamp to bottom of rear cover. Short tear to bottom of rear cover as well with a couple tiny chips/nicks. Creasing at front bottom corner. Deckle edge.
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SGD 22.08
THE LEAFLESS AMERICAN

THE LEAFLESS AMERICAN

by DAHLBERG, Edward

[Sausalito]: Roger Beacham, (1967). First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in a Near Fine cream dustwrapper with light soiling. Of the total edition of 760 copies, @24 are the first issue without cancellations. This copy is one of the regular second issue, called by Billings (A15b) the trade issue. SIGNED by Dahlberg on the front free endpaper. Essays about Sherwood Anderson, Oscar Wilde, Stephen Crane, Niettzsche, Kansas City, and more.
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SGD 172.52
Perfidy

Perfidy

by Hecht, Ben

New York: Julian Messner, Inc., 1962. Book. Fair. Hardcover. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 281 pages. Extensive footnotes. Fourth printing of the 1961 first edition. "In my own time, governments have taken the place of people. They have also taken the place of God... I have written chiefly of one government in this book - that of the new Jewish state of Israel... I am a Jew. I come of a long, never-broken line of Jews... They did well by the world... What happened... Read more about this item
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SGD 179.36
THE WALL

THE WALL

by HERSEY, John

New York: Limited Editions Club, 1957. Hardcover. Fine in a Near Fine slipcase. William Sharp. Quarto (7-1/4" x 10-1/2") bound in three-quarter black linen with tan linen. Introduction by George N. Shuster. One of 1500 numbered copies with pen drawings and 12 hand-pulled aquatints by William Sharp. SIGNED by the illustrator on the colophon page.
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SGD 129.46
The Kabbalistic Bible: Genesis : Technology for the Soul

The Kabbalistic Bible: Genesis : Technology for the Soul

by Yehuda Berg

Road West Publishing Company, 2004. Hardcover. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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SGD 11.79
THE WALL

THE WALL

by HERSEY, John

New York: Limited Editions Club, 1957. Hardcover. Slight sunning to the spine. Close to Fine in a Near Fine slipcase. William Sharp. Quarto (7-1/4" x 10-1/2") bound in three-quarter black linen with tan linen. Introduction by George N. Shuster. Illustrated with pen drawings and 12 hand-pulled aquatints by William Sharp. Of a total edition of 1500 copies SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page, this is one of only 15 Presentation Copies with the publisher's blindstamp attesting to such on the colophon... Read more about this item
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SGD 146.72
Reinventing Tradition

Reinventing Tradition

by Klavdia Smola

2023 hardcover as pictured. An exploration of Jewish culture in the Soviet Union and Russia. The author explores how the Jewish tradition was reinvented in Russian-Jewish literature after a long period of assimilation, the Holocaust and decades of Communism. The process of reinventing the tradition began in the Soviet underground of the 1960-1970s and continues to the present day. Binding is firm. Pre-printed cover shows only light shelf wear. Pencil notation on half title page. Text has pencil notations... Read more about this item
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SGD 71.77
The Trials of Israel Lipski

The Trials of Israel Lipski

by Martin L. Friedland

First Edition.
219 p.; ill.; includes Notes (p. 207-19). Red cloth hardcover with gilt lettering to spine shows some minor bumping and edgewear, with a few tiny spots to foredge, but is otherwise Near Fine, with illustrated (map) endpapers, clean, bright, and well-bound. Price-clipped dust jacket is in Very Good condition with some edge and shelfwear, but is housed in a removable protective sleeve to prevent further wear. From the dust jacket: On Tuesday morning, June 28, 1887, in the East... Read more about this item
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SGD 26.04
Passage From Home

Passage From Home

by Rosenfeld, Isaac

NY: The Dial Press, 1946. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. First and only novel by the childhood friend and literary rival of Saul Bellow, who died prematurely at the age of thirty-eight and was later eulogized as the character King Dahfu in Bellow's Henderson the Rain King. NY: The Dial Press, 1946. First edition. Octavo, 8-1/4 x 5-1/2 in. 280pp. Green cloth; black spine titles and front panel embossing; dust jacket. Light to moderate shelfwear. Textblock edges moderately toned, with... Read more about this item
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SGD 103.52
Resisting the Storm: Romania, 1940-1947.

Resisting the Storm: Romania, 1940-1947.

by Rabbi Alexandre Safran

Jerusalem, Israel Yad Vashem, 1987. Hardcover First Ed, unstated. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. First Ed, unstated. Very Good: shows very light wear to extremities; mild rubbing; slight spine lean and the binding is also somewhat cocked; a split at the bottom two inches of the frong hinge gutter has been carefully repaired by the previous owner and appears to hold perfectly. Binding secure; text clean. Despite noted flaws, remains clean, sturdy, and quite presentable. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library.... Read more about this item
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SGD 162.31