"Like title character Naftali, Singer is a master craftsman: these eight varied stories are as much an evocation of a bygone way of life as a tribute to the storyteller's art."- -Starred, School Library Journal
The great voice of the Yiddish-language tradition in modern Jewish literature, Isaac Bashevis Singer is best known for short stories (think "Yentl") with deeply Jewish roots yet universal appeal.
Isaac Bashevis Singer emigrated to New York from Poland in 1935 and found work with the Jewish Daily Forward. Author of many novels, collections of short stories, and books for children, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1978.