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Reading the World: The Czech Republic

I visited Prague a few years ago, and fell in love with the beauty of the Czech Republic.  There aren’t very many books published which are set in the country, and many of the English translations seem to be weirdly unavailable anywhere outside of Prague’s city limits, but I have pulled together five which I would heartily recommend. 489 more words

Blog Tour Book Review - Between Gods: A Memoir by Alison Pick

About Between Gods

• Paperback: 400 pages
• Publisher: Harper Perennial (October 20, 2015)

Profound, honest, and masterfully written—Between Gods forces us to reexamine our beliefs and the extent to which they define us.

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Book Reviews

Between Gods

Alison Pick’s Memoir, Between Gods, was my most recent Evergreen read. Pick was raised Christian but found out her family’s roots are actually Jewish, this book chronicles the years she spent preparing to convert to Judaism. 202 more words


Book of the month September

Between Gods: A Memoir  819.092 P594

In this unsparing and beautiful memoir, Alison recounts her struggle with the meaning of her faith, her journey to convert to Judaism, her battle with depression, and her path towards facing and accepting the past and embracing the future — including starting a new family of her own. 272 more words