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A Guide to Jewish Studies: Fiction

A guide to Jewish Studies created by Allison James '22 and Visiting Librarian Abe Nemon in 2022.

Jewish Literature - Fiction

Fictitious Jewish literature is an extensive category of works, ranging across all regions of the globe. The works of many of the most celebrated Jewish fiction authors are highlighted in this section.

Jewish Nobel Prize in Literature Laureates

Isaac Bashevis Singer

Editor's Note: For more of I.B. Singer's work, see su: Isaac Bashevis Singer

Shmuel Yosef Agnon

Saul Bellow

Elias Canetti

Primo Levi

Imre Kertesz

United States

Abraham Cahan

Edna Ferber

Herman Wouk

Howard Fast

Grace Paley

Cynthia Ozick

Chaim Potok

Francine Prose

Michael Chabon

Nicole Krauss

Dara Horn

André Aciman

Rebecca Sacks


Short Story Anthologies

S. Yizhar

David Grossman

Amos Oz

Aharon Appelfeld

Uri Orlev

Ayelet Gundar-Goshen

Western Europe

Benjamin Disraeli

Israel Zangwill

Emanuel Litvinoff

Dannie Abse

Jenny Diski

Deborah Levy

Bernice Rubens

Naomi Alderman

Central Europe

Franz Kafka

Aleksandar Tišma

Eastern Europe and Russia

I.L. Peretz

Sholom Aleichem

Grigoriĭ Kanovich

Der Nister

Vasily Grossman

Arnošt Lustig

Piotr Szewc

Dmitriĭ Stonov


Anita Desai


Paul Eprile

Other Contemporary Books

Children's Literature

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