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

By Michal Lemberger,Jonathan Kirsch

“Her wisdom of the Bible is obvious and her creativity shines via as she weaves 9 considerate and layered money owed of far away, complex times.”
—Publisher's Weekly

“Reminiscent of Anita Diamant’s The purple Tent. . . . those fantastically written tales suppose like assembly Eve, Lot’s spouse, and plenty of different compelling characters for the 1st time.” —LAUREL CORONA, writer of The Mapmaker’s Daughter and The 4 Seasons: a singular 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 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 many of the strains within the previous tale, spied a brand new tale tucked in there approach 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, la and writer of Why religion Matters

Eve considers motherhood.
Miriam has a tendency Moses.
Lot’s spouse appears back.

Vividly reimagined with startling modern readability, Michal Lemberger’s debut choice of brief tales offers voice to silent, oft-marginalized biblical girls: their goals, their love for his or her youngsters, their values, their super struggles and demanding situations. expert by means of 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 guides, and her poetry has been released in a couple of print and on-line journals. a narrative from After Abel, her first choice of fiction, used to be featured in Lilith Magazine. Lemberger holds an MA and PhD in English from UCLA and a BA in English and faith from Barnard university. She has taught the Hebrew Bible as Literature at UCLA and the yankee Jewish collage. She was once born and raised in big apple and now lives in l. a. together with her husband and daughters.

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