A playful and erudite look at the origins of language
Winner of the National Jewish Book Award, a seminal work of history on immigrant Jewish life in early twentieth-century New York.
A magnificent new volume in Robert Alter’s award-winning, landmark translation of and commentary on the Hebrew Bible.
First time in paperback: “One of the most ambitious literary projects of this or any age.”—Adam Kirsch, New Republic
Eye-opening accounts of heroic resistance to religious extremism.