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By Michal Lemberger,Jonathan Kirsch

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

“Reminiscent of Anita Diamant’s The pink Tent. . . . those fantastically written tales think 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 unique 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is their transparent, guaranteed confidence—as if Michal Lemberger had pulled aside a number of the strains within the outdated tale, spied a brand new tale tucked in there approach off in a nook, shimmied in a fishhook and pulled it out.”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 disappointment 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 selection of brief tales supplies voice to silent, oft-marginalized biblical ladies: their goals, their love for his or her young children, their values, their super struggles and demanding situations. educated by means of Lemberger’s deep wisdom of the Bible, each one of those 9 tales tale recasts a biblical saga from the viewpoint 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 selection 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 collage. She has taught the Hebrew Bible as Literature at UCLA and the yankee Jewish college. She was once born and raised in ny and now lives in l. a. together with her husband and daughters.

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