Visit the Beth Am Library for Your Summer Reading Materials
Looking for a good book to take on vacation? Look no further than the Beth Am Library. We have novels, short stories and non-fiction that are perfect to take to the beach, to curl up with under a tree in the mountains, or to enjoy on a lawn chair in your back yard. Topics range from the Russian immigrant experience to poignant and humorous stories on current issues of homosexuality and anti-Semitism, from why people are divided by politics and religion to spirituality and Mussar practice.
Below are just a few titles to whet your appetite.
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- All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr
- The Beautiful Possible, by Amy Gottlieb
- The Betrayers, by David Bezmozgis
- The Golem and the Jinni, by Helene Wecker
- The Mathematician’s Shiva, by Stuart Rojstaczer
- Moonglow, by Michael Chabon
- The Yid, by Paul Goldberg
- Zipporah, Wife of Moses, by Marek Halter
- The Bus Driver Who Wanted to Be God & Other Stories, by Etgar Keret
- A Letter to Harvey Milk, by Leslea Newman
- Natasha and Other Stories, by David Bezmozgis
- Thanks. I Needed That: And Other Stories of the Spirit, by Robert Alper
- Tropical Synagogues, by Jewish-Latin American Writers
- Hope Will Find You: My Search for the Wisdom to Stop Waiting and Start Living, by Naomi Levy
- In My Mother’s House: A Daughter’s Story, by Kim Chernin
- The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion, by Jonathan Haidt
- The Spiritual Practice of Good Actions: Finding Balance through the Soul Traits of Mussar, by Greg Marcus