October 4, 2009

Notes from Around the Web

The National Yiddish Book Center is planning a Fall Cultural Encounter Weekend from November 6-9, 2009. The event's theme will be "Becoming Americans: A Mosaic of Immigrant Writers." It looks pretty tempting (if only I didn't have to stay here in NYC November 6). Note that "limited scholarships are available for full-time college and graduate students."
Thanks so much to Naomi Firestone of the Jewish Book Council for posting about a new newsletter from the Institute for the Translation of Hebrew Literature. What a great find.
Behrman House, a New Jersey-based Judaica publishers, is looking for an Executive Editor.
I've seen several reviews of Francine Prose's new book, Anne Frank: The Book, the Life, the Afterlife. At least equally interesting is this audio feature from Tablet, in which Prose herself discusses the work.

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