Books from "Jewish Lives"

JEWISH LIVES is a major series of brief, interpretive biography designed to illuminate the imprint of eminent Jewish figures upon literature, religion, philosophy, politics, cultural and economic life, and the arts and sciences. Subjects are paired with authors to elicit lively, deeply informed books that explore the breadth and complexity of Jewish experience from antiquity through the present.

Jewish Lives is a partnership of Yale University Press and the Leon D. Black Foundation.

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  • The Novel Politician

    David Cesarani

    09/12/2017, Paper
    $15.00 | Coming Soon
    ISBN: 9780300230543
  • Redefining Beauty, Femininity, and Power

    Neal Gabler

    09/12/2017, Paper
    $15.00 | Coming Soon
    ISBN: 9780300230611
  • American Prophet

    Jeffrey Rosen

    09/12/2017, Paper
    $15.00 | Coming Soon
    ISBN: 9780300230710
  • The Divided Heart

    David Wolpe

    09/12/2017, Paper
    $15.00 | Coming Soon
    ISBN: 9780300230741
  • The Making of an American Movie Studio

    David Thomson

    08/08/2017, Hardcover
    $25.00 | Coming Soon
    ISBN: 9780300197600
  • Sage of the Talmud

    Barry W. Holtz

    03/14/2017, Hardcover
    $25.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300204872
  • Soldier, Leader, Statesman

    Itamar Rabinovich

    03/05/2017, Hardcover
    $25.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300212297
  • Poet of Hebrew

    Avner Holtzman

    02/21/2017, Hardcover
    $25.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300200669
  • A Life in Films

    Molly Haskell

    01/03/2017, Hardcover
    $25.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300186932
  • A Human Life

    Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg

    11/22/2016, Hardcover
    $25.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300209624
  • The Search

    Benjamin Taylor

    11/22/2016, Paper
    $16.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300224283
  • The Shock of the Modern

    Francine Prose

    11/22/2016, Paper
    $16.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300224290
  • American Prophet

    Jeffrey Rosen

    06/01/2016, Hardcover
    $25.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300158670
  • Redefining Beauty, Femininity, and Power

    Neal Gabler

    04/26/2016, Cloth
    $25.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300210910
  • The Novel Politician

    David Cesarani

    04/26/2016, Cloth
    $25.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300137514
  • Toward the Light in the Chapel

    Annie Cohen-Solal

    03/22/2016, Paper
    $15.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300219685
  • The Poet of Shame and Guilt

    Saul Friedländer

    03/22/2016, Paper
    $15.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300219722
  • The Making of a Psychoanalyst

    Adam Phillips

    03/22/2016, Paper
    $15.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300219838

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