Friday, January 11, 2008

Great Jewish Books - The List

The 100 Greatest Works of Modern Jewish Literature Tales of Mendele the Book Peddler (Fishke der krumer, 1869) (Kitser masoes Binyomin hashlishi, 1878)
S.Y. Abramovitch

The Nag (Di Kliyatshe, 1873-1909)
S.Y. Abramovitch

Ash on a Young Man’s Sleeve (1954)
Dannie Abse

A Guest for the Night (Oreakh nata lalun, 1939)
S.Y. Agnon

A Simple Story (Sipur Pashet, 1935)
S.Y. Agnon

Only Yesterday (Tmol shilshom, 1945)
S.Y. Agnon

The Joy of the Poor (Simkhat aniyyim, 1941)
Nathan Alterman

Selected Poetry
Yehuda Amichai

Pioneers (Pionern, 1904-05)
S. An-ski

The Dybbuk (Der Dibuk: Tsvishn tsvey veltn, 1911)
S. An-ski

The Age of Wonders (Tor hapelaot, 1978)
Aharon Appelfeld

Salvation (Der tilim-yid, 1934)
Sholem Asch

Collected Stories
Isaac Babel

The First Day and Other Stories (2001)
Dvora Baron

The Garden of the Finzi-Contini (Il giardino dei Finzi-Contini, 1962)
Giorgio Bassani

Feathers (Notzot, 1979)
Haim Be’er

Herzog (1964)
Saul Bellow

Mr. Sammler’s Planet (1970)
Saul Bellow

Selected Stories
Michah Yosef Berdichevsky

Descent (Opgang, 1920)
David Bergelson

Selected Poems
H.N. Bialik

Breakdown and Bereavement (Shekhol vekishalon, 1920)
Joseph Hayyim Brenner

The Rise of David Levinsky (1917)
Abraham Cahan

The Memoirs (1977-1986)
Elias Canetti

Selected Poems and Prose (2000)
Paul Celan

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay (2000)
Michael Chabon

Belle du Seigneur (1968)
Albert Cohen

Tales in Praise of the Baal Shem Tov (Shivkhei Ha-Besht, 1814)
Dov Ber of Linitz

Whither? (Lean, 1927)
Mordecai Ze’ev Feierberg

Jud Süss (1925)
Leon Feuchtwanger

The Journey (Podroz, 1990)
Ida Fink

The Diary of A Young Girl
Anne Frank

The Williamsburg Trilogy (1961)
Daniel Fuchs

The Jewish Gauchos of the Pampas (Los gauchos judios, 1940)
Alberto Gerchunoff

The Things We Used to Say (Lessico famigliare, 1963)
Natalia Ginzburg

Selected Poems
Jacob Glatstein

Next To (Etzel, 1913)
Uri Nisan Gnessin

The Fragmented Life of Don Jacobo Lerner (1978)
Isaac Goldemberg

The Yeshiva (Tsemakh Atlas, 1967)
Chaim Grade

Selected Poetry
Uri Zevi Greenberg

See Under: Love (Ayen erekh ahava, 1986)
David Grossman

Life and Fate (Zhizn i sudba, 1980)
Vasily Grossman

The Victory (1969)
Henryk Grynberg

Selected Poems
Moishe Leib Halpern

The Dweller in Gardens (Yoshevet baganim, 1943)
Hayim Hazaz

Jewish Stories and Hebrew Melodies (1987)
Heinrich Heine

Heschel’s Kingdom (1999)
Dan Jacobson

The Castle (Das Schloss, 1926)
Franz Kafka

Collected Stories
Franz Kafka

The Trial (Der Prozess, 1925)
Franz Kafka

A Walker in the City (1951)
Alfred Kazin

Fateless (1975)
Imre Kertesz

The Second Scroll (1951)
A.M. Klein

Zelmenyaner (1928)
Moyshe Kulbak

Hebrew Ballads and Other Poems (1902-1939)
Else Lasker-Schüler

The Golem (Der Goylem, 1919)
H. Leivick

If This Is a Man (Se questo e un uomo, 1946) [Survival in Auschwitz]
Primo Levi

The Complete Stories (1997)
Bernard Malamud

Khumesh Lider and Selected Poems
Itzik Manger

Selected Poetry
Peretz Markish

The Pillar of Salt (La statue de sel, 1953)
Albert Memmi

Victoria (Viktoryah, 1993)
Sami Michael

Death of a Salesman (1949)
Arthur Miller

Paper Bridges (2000)
Kadya Molodowsky

The Tales (Mayses, 1815)
Nachman of Bratslav

The Family Mashber (Di mishpokhe mashber, 1939; 1943)
Der Nister

Unto Death (Ad mavet, 1971)
Amos Oz

The Pagan Rabbi (1971)
Cynthia Ozick

Selected Poetry (1989)
Dan Pagis

Collected Stories (1994)
Grace Paley

Selected Stories
I.L. Peretz

Revealer of Secrets (Megale temirin, 1819)
Joseph Perl

Selected Poems

Blood from the Sky (Le sang du ciel, 1961)
Piotr Rawicz

Collected Poems (1937)
Isaac Rosenberg

Call It Sleep (1934)
Henry Roth

Leviathan (Der Leviathan, 1940)
Joseph Roth

The Counterlife (1986)
Philip Roth

Patrimony (1991)
Philip Roth

The Street of Crocodiles (Sklepy cynamonowe, 1934)
Bruno Schulz

In Dreams Begin Responsibilities (1938)
Delmore Schwartz

The Centaur in the Garden (1980)
Moacyr Scliar

Past Continuous (Zikhron Devarim, 1977)
Yaakov Shabtai

The Blue Mountain (Roman rusi, 1988)
Meir Shalev

The Jewish Government and Other Stories (1971)
Lamed Shapiro

Menakhem-Mendl and Mottel Peyse the Cantor’s Son (Menakhem-Mendl, Mottel Peyse dem khazns, 1909)
Sholem Aleichem

Tevye the Dairyman (Tevye der milkhiger, 1895-1914)
Sholem Aleichem

Fables (Mesholim, 1932)
Eliezer Shteynbarg

The Brothers Ashkenazi (Di brider ashkenazi, 1937)
I.J. Singer

Satan in Goray (Sotn in goray, 1935)
Isaac Bashevis Singer

The Collected Stories (1953)
Isaac Bashevis Singer

Maus: A Survivor’s Tale (1986)
Art Spiegelman

As a Driven Leaf (1939)
Milton Steinberg

The Collected Poems of Abraham Sutzkever (1991)
Abraham Sutzkever

Selected Poems
Saul Tchernikhovsky

The Investigation (Die Ermittlung, 1965)
Peter Weiss

Night (1958)
Elie Wiesel

Five Seasons (Molkho, 1987)
A.B. Yehoshua

The Days of Ziklag (Yemei Ziklag, 1958)
S. Yizhar

Selected Poetry
Natan Zakh

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