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National Book Award winners, number 30: 1974's A Crown of Feathers, by Isaac Bashevis Singer.

In 1974, Isaac Bashevis Singer won the National Book Award for his superb, humane, and thrilling short story collection, A Crown of Feathers. It was his seventeenth book. 1,386 more words

Books

Isaac Bashevis Singer on A Rabbi's Crisis

In Isaac Bashevis Singer‘s “I Place My Reliance on No Man” (collected with other short stories in Short Friday) Rabbi Jonathan Danziger goes to pray in his synagogue one Monday morning. 547 more words

Philosophy

Why I began to write for children - Isaac Bashevis Singer

I recently came across a fabulous list complied by Isaac Bashevis Singer which was reproduced on Futility Closet.  It was part of his 1978 Nobel banquet speech. 142 more words

Book Trivia

EL ENEMIGO, DE ISAAC BASHEVIS SINGER

ISAAS BASHEVIS SINGER
POLONIA, 1904 – 1991
PREMIO NOBEL DE LITERATURA 1978

EL ENEMIGO
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“Durante la segunda guerra mundial un buen número de escritores y periodistas judíos lograron llegar a los Estados Unidos vía Cuba, Marruecos e incluso Shanghai…, y todos ellos eran refugiados polacos. 329 more words

Gigantes

For all the children's book writers out there...

Hiya,

Why I began to write for children,” from Isaac Bashevis Singer’s 1978 Nobel banquet speech:

  1. Children read books, not reviews. They don’t give a hoot about the critics.
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Goals

Writing for Children

I ran across this quote today from Isaac Bashevis Singer, part of  his 1978 Nobel banquet speech. Just too memorable for me to not slip it into this writing journal: 146 more words

A Daily Look

The Marquis of Debris

Is the rocket
crashing
or simply coming in to land?
Is your fate
as yet unknown
or by birth forever damned?

Are genetics
but a program… 109 more words