Overview

This stellar collection of Jewish science fiction and fantasy carries on in the tradition of its companion volume—the enduring classic Wandering Stars—breaking new ground with every story.

Trouble with mothers; invading aliens and demons; the arrival of the long-awaited Messiah ... all these phenomena and more are tackled in these tales from a creative group of extraordinary writers. We go to the edges of the universe, finding humor, pain and humanity in the unlikeliest of ...

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Overview

This stellar collection of Jewish science fiction and fantasy carries on in the tradition of its companion volume—the enduring classic Wandering Stars—breaking new ground with every story.

Trouble with mothers; invading aliens and demons; the arrival of the long-awaited Messiah ... all these phenomena and more are tackled in these tales from a creative group of extraordinary writers. We go to the edges of the universe, finding humor, pain and humanity in the unlikeliest of places and situations. Filled with wit, vigor and sharp insight, this is a fantastic feast for the imagination that will intrigue and delight everyone who picks it up, Jew and non-Jew alike.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781580237628
  • Publisher: Longhill Partners, Inc
  • Publication date: 6/28/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • File size: 808 KB

Meet the Author

Jack Dann has written and edited over sixty books, including Wandering Stars: An Anthology of Jewish Fantasy and Science Fiction; More Wandering Stars: An Anthology of Outstanding Stories of Jewish Fantasy and Science Fiction (Jewish Lights); and the international bestselling novel about Leonardo da Vinci, The Memory Cathedral. Already translated into ten languages, The Memory Cathedral won Australia's Aurealis Award and a selection won the coveted Nebula Award. He lives in Australia on a farm overlooking the sea and "commutes" back and forth to Los Angeles and New York. Visit his website at www.jackdann.com.

Jack Dann is available to speak on the following topics:

  • Jewish Science Fiction? How Can That Be, and What Can It So That Regular Jewish Fiction Can't?
  • Exploring the Holocaust through the Lens of the Fantastic
  • I Am Jewish Enough! The Iconoclastic Mumblings of a Cultural Jew
  • My Rabbi Is an Alien: How to Write and Read Jewish Science Fiction

Howard Schwartz has published many collections of Jewish folktales for both children and adults, including The Diamond Tree: Jewish Tales from Around the World and The Day the Rabbi Disappeared: Jewish Holiday Tales of Magic.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: The Hebrew Source 1
Tauf Aleph 5
Leviticus: In the Ark 25
Warm, Dark Places 39
A Lamed Wufnik 57
Isaiah 69
Dress Rehearsal 75
Forcing the End 81
The Last Demon 89
The Mazel Tov Revolution 99
The Scrolls 117
The Celestial Orchestra 123
Camps 129
Mom 155
Disciples 169
Permissions 180
About Jewish Lights Publishing 181
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