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Twenty years ago, Robin Kall Homonoff sat in front of a microphone and introduced her new radio show, “Reading With Robin.” A lifelong bibliophile and people-person, Kall had devised a simple formula: she invited authors to talk about their lives and work. more
One night, Ben Mezrich received an unexpected phone call. The caller claimed to know something about the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum heist. Could it be true? Ever since the Boston art museum was … more
BOSTON (JTA) – On the eve of Passover during the Depression, a juggler in ragged clothes is invited into the home of a poor family with a bare seder table. It's a poignant scene in “The … more
(JTA) – Move over, Maccabees. This season’s crop of seven new Hanukkah books for kids puts the spotlight on new heroes, from playful llamas to brave and kind knights on horseback. An eighth book, “Honey on the Page,” that shines light on Yiddish children’s stories in new translation, makes a perfect family gift. more
She lives near me in summertime, along Narrow River in South Kingstown.  I would read her name as a board member of Save the Bay and always thought, “I should meet up with Anna ... … more
On Tuesday, April 28, The Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island will host the first session of its virtual book club. The first book to be discussed will be Yiftach Reicher Atir’s fiction novel, “The English Teacher” (Penguin Books, 2016), which tells the story of former Mossad agent, Rachel Goldschmitt. more
BOSTON (JTA) – Miriam the Prophetess, Elijah the Prophet and the Four Questions take center stage among this spring’s crop of new Passover books for kids, penned by some of … more
On Sunday, Jan. 26, the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island will kick-off its “Behind the Book” visiting author series, which was produced with the Jewish Book Council and a … more
Michael Fine, a past director of the Rhode Island Department of Health, is a physician, writer and community organizer. He is the chief health strategist for the city of Central Falls and the … more
Hadassah Rhode Island hosts the ninth annual Books on the Beach Aug. 6 at OceanCliff in Newport. The fundraiser and luncheon brings authors to Newport to speak about their books. more
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