By Michal Lemberger,Jonathan Kirsch
Reminiscent of Anita Diamant’s The purple Tent. . . . those fantastically written tales suppose 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 advisor for the Perplexed and The global to Come
Marvelous.” MICHELLE HUNEVEN, writer of Off Course and Blame
What struck me so much approximately those tales is their transparent, guaranteed confidenceas if Michal Lemberger had pulled aside many of the strains within the outdated tale, spied a brand new tale tucked in there manner off in a nook, shimmied in a fishhook and pulled it out.”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 appears to be like 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 childrens, their values, their super struggles and demanding situations. proficient via Lemberger’s deep wisdom of the Bible, every 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 courses, and her poetry has been released in a couple of 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 yankee Jewish college. She used to be born and raised in manhattan and now lives in l. a. along with her husband and daughters.
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