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Robert Alter

Robert Alter is the Class of 1937 Emeritus Professor of Hebrew and Comparative Literature at the University of California at Berkeley. His books include Pen of Iron: American Prose and the King James Bible and a translation of the Hebrew Bible.
 (April 2017)

S.Y. Agnon, 1908

The Great Genius of Jewish Literature

S.Y. Agnon, awarded the Nobel Prize in 1966, is the one modern master among writers of Hebrew fiction.

The Orange Peel and Other Satires

by S.Y. Agnon, translated from the Hebrew by Jeffrey Saks

The Bridal Canopy

by S.Y. Agnon, translated from the Hebrew by I.M. Lask

A Guest for the Night

by S.Y. Agnon, translated from the Hebrew by Misha Louvish

To This Day

by S.Y. Agnon, translated from the Hebrew by Hillel Halkin

A Book That Was Lost: Thirty-Five Stories

by S.Y. Agnon, translated from the Hebrew by Amiel Gurt and others

Two Tales: Betrothed and Edo and Enam

by S.Y. Agnon, translated from the Hebrew by Walter Lever

A Simple Story

by S.Y. Agnon, translated from the Hebrew by Hillel Halkin

Two Scholars Who Were in Our Town and Other Novellas

by S.Y. Agnon, translated from the Hebrew by Paul Pinchas Bashan and others

From Foe to Friend and Other Stories

by S.Y. Agnon, with illustrations by Shay Charka

Shira

by S.Y. Agnon, translated from the Hebrew by Zeva Shapiro

In Mr. Lublin’s Store

by S.Y. Agnon, translated from the Hebrew by Glenda Abramson

A City in Its Fullness

by S.Y. Agnon, edited by Alan Mintz and Jeffrey Saks

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