Get After Abel and Other Stories PDF

By Michal Lemberger,Jonathan Kirsch

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

“Reminiscent of Anita Diamant’s The crimson Tent. . . . those superbly written tales believe 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 singular 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 global 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 many of the traces within the previous 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 provides voice to silent, oft-marginalized biblical girls: their goals, their love for his or her little ones, their values, their great struggles and demanding situations. expert through Lemberger’s deep wisdom of the Bible, each one of those 9 tales tale recasts a biblical saga from the point of view of a pivotal woman.

Michal Lemberger’s nonfiction and journalism have seemed in Slate, Salon, Tablet, and different courses, and her poetry has been released in a couple of print and on-line journals. a narrative from After Abel, her first number of fiction, was once 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 collage. She was once born and raised in big apple and now lives in la together with her husband and daughters.

Show description

Read or Download After Abel and Other Stories PDF

Similar u.s. short stories books

Download e-book for iPad: 98 Wounds by Justin Chin

"A homosexual, punk-rock chinese language American within the age of AIDS, Chin confronts all demeanour of hypocrisy. "—San Francisco Chronicle ninety eight Wounds is a chain of improbably associated tales that reimagines and reconciles the abject, the outlaw, the ostracized, the misfits, and the cranky contrarians between us. homosexual humans have by no means been as free—or divided—as in modern day society.

Download e-book for kindle: New Stories from the Midwest: 2012 by Jason L. Brown,Shanie Latham

New tales from the Midwest offers a suite of reports that remember an American sector too frequently missed in discussions approximately particular local literature. The editors solicited nominations from greater than three hundred magazines, literary journals, and small presses and narrowed the choice to 19 authors.

Read e-book online Where We Are Now: Short Stories PDF

A suite of reports that Carolyn Osborn has constructed over decades, Where we're now could be a couple of unmarried relations, the Moores. Marianne is the most narrator of those tales approximately her mother's family members. within the first story, "The Greats," her kin are so far-off Marianne can in basic terms supply short glimpses of the eccentric Moores.

Get Where I Live Now: Stories: 1993–1998 PDF

Set customarily in l. a., Lucia Berlin’s gritty working-class tales bridge the space among the Americas—rich and bad, North and South, Anglo and Hispanic. whereas her sort has been in comparison to Raymond Carver’s, and her dream- and drink-addicted characters to Richard Yates’, her fictional territory and fatalistic humor are hers by myself.

Additional resources for After Abel and Other Stories

Sample text

Download PDF sample

After Abel and Other Stories by Michal Lemberger,Jonathan Kirsch

by Michael

Rated 4.87 of 5 – based on 44 votes