Are You There God? It’s Me Margaret, Judy Blume (1970)

A coming-of-age novel for the ages

Eichmann in Jerusalem, Hannah Arendt (1963)

The book that taught America how to think about the Holocaust

On Photography, Susan Sontag (1977)

Prescience, personified.

The Boys of Summer, Roger Kahn (1972)

A book about baseball, Brooklyn, and life

Daniel Deronda, George Eliot (1876)

The first, and greatest, philosemitic English novel

The Puttermesser Papers, Cynthia Ozick (1997)

A woman, her golem, and the keys to the city

Samson the Nazerite, Ze’ev Jabotinsky (1927)

A political parable for the ages

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