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The Book of Life: Jewish Books, Music, Film & Web



The Book of Life features interviews with authors, illustrators, musicians, filmmakers, web creators, and others to bring you the backstory on the Jewish arts. Host: Heidi Rabinowitz Sponsor: Feldman Library at Congregation B'nai Israel of Boca Raton,



Last Build Date: Fri, 30 Sep 2016 19:08:06 GMT

Copyright: Copyright Feldman Children's Library, Congregation B'nai Israel This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 2.5 License.
 



Shmelf the Hanukkah ElfShmelf the Hanukkah Elf

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 18:58:53 GMT

A critique of the picture book Shmelf the Hanukkah Elf by Greg Wolfe, with Rachel Kamin and Kathy Bloomfield.


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The Hired GirlThe Hired Girl

Wed, 31 Aug 2016 18:01:19 GMT

Laura Amy Schlitz, award winning author of The Hired Girl, speaking at the Association of Jewish Libraries conference where she accepted the Sydney Taylor Book Award. www.bookoflifepodcast.com


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Biblical WivesBiblical Wives

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 21:26:52 GMT

An interview with TK Thorne, author of Biblical novels Noah's Wife and Angels at the Gate. www.bookoflifepodcast.com


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Vox Tablet and Other PodcastsVox Tablet and Other Podcasts

Fri, 01 Jul 2016 18:19:58 GMT

A conversation with Sara Ivry, host of the Jewish podcast Vox Tablet from Tablet Magazine. Be sure to check the show notes for links to all the podcasts discussed. www.bookoflifepodcast.com


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The Safest LieThe Safest Lie

Tue, 31 May 2016 20:54:34 GMT

An interview with Angela Cerrito, author of The Safest Lie, a Holocaust novel inspired by the work of Irena Sendler. www.bookoflifepodcast.com


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Viva Rose!Viva Rose!

Fri, 06 May 2016 13:01:58 GMT

An interview with Susan Krawitz, author of Viva Rose! bookoflifepodcast.com


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More Than EnoughMore Than Enough

Thu, 07 Apr 2016 19:35:46 GMT

Interview with April Halprin Wayland about her Passover picture book, More Than Enough.


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The Yiddish FishThe Yiddish Fish

Thu, 03 Mar 2016 15:37:49 GMT

Interview with Santiago Cohen about his quirky picture book, The Yiddish Fish. bookoflifepodcast.com


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Hare and Tortoise Race Across IsraelHare and Tortoise Race Across Israel

Wed, 27 Jan 2016 17:26:34 GMT

An interview with author Laura Gehl about her picture book, Hare and Tortoise Race Across Israel. www.bookoflifepodcast.com


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My Grandfather's CoatMy Grandfather's Coat

Mon, 04 Jan 2016 15:48:04 GMT

A group interview with the author, illustrator, and editor of the picture book, My Grandfather's Coat, with a bonus track!


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Enough with the Holocaust Books for ChildrenEnough with the Holocaust Books for Children

Tue, 01 Dec 2015 20:51:07 GMT

A virtual panel discussion about the abundance of Holocaust titles for kids, and alternative reading suggestions. www.bookoflifepodcast.com


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Pick a Card, Any CardPick a Card, Any Card

Mon, 16 Nov 2015 17:42:37 GMT

How to join the 2015 #Readukkah Jewish Reading Challenge, and an interview with Rabbi Goldie Milgrim about Mitzvah Cards and more. bookoflifepodcast.com


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Pick a Card, Any CardPick a Card, Any Card

Mon, 16 Nov 2015 12:30:45 GMT

How to join the 2015 #Readukkah Jewish Reading Challenge, and an interview with Rabbi Goldie Milgrim about Mitzvah Cards and more. bookoflifepodcast.com


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http://heidiestrin.hipcast.com/deluge/heidiestrin-20151116114235-8636.mp3




Last of the Red Hot MamasLast of the Red Hot Mamas

Wed, 04 Nov 2015 16:50:33 GMT

An interview with Sue and Lloyd Ecker about their documentary and books on "The Outrageous Sophie Tucker." bookoflifepodcast.com


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EnchantressEnchantress

Thu, 01 Oct 2015 14:51:41 GMT

An interview with Maggie Anton about the second book in her Rav Hisda's Daughter series, Enchantress. bookoflifepodcast.com


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Do the Menschy ThingDo the Menschy Thing

Fri, 04 Sep 2015 14:09:52 GMT

An interview with filmmaker Tiffany Shlain about The Science of Character, The Adaptable Mind, and The Making of a Mensch. www.bookoflifepodcast.com


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Here is the World of Leslea NewmanHere is the World of Leslea Newman

Mon, 03 Aug 2015 21:42:19 GMT

An interview with poet/author Leslea Newman about her round-the-year Jewish holiday picture book, Here is the World, and her other Jewish and LGBT works. bookoflifepodcast.com


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http://heidiestrin.hipcast.com/deluge/heidiestrin-20150803040848.mp3




Welcome to Kutsher'sWelcome to Kutsher's

Mon, 15 Jun 2015 13:56:54 GMT

An interview with Ian Rosenberg, creator of a documentary film about the Catskills resort, Kutsher's.


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Welcome to Kutsher'sWelcome to Kutsher's

Mon, 08 Jun 2015 21:18:35 GMT

An interview with filmmaker Ian Rosenberg about his Catskills resort documentary, Welcome to Kutsher's. bookoflifepodcast.com


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http://heidiestrin.hipcast.com/deluge/heidiestrin-20150615080657.mp3




Playing with MatchesPlaying with Matches

Tue, 12 May 2015 17:22:13 GMT

An interview with author Suri Rosen about her hip and funny Orthodox Jewish novel for teens, Playing with Matches. bookoflifepodcast.com


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Carol MatasCarol Matas

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:46:43 GMT

The Book of Life's Canadian Correspondent Anne Dublin interviews author Carol Matas. www.bookoflifepodcast.com


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http://heidiestrin.hipcast.com/deluge/heidiestrin-20150323080357.mp3




Visible CityVisible City

Wed, 11 Mar 2015 19:41:07 GMT

An interview with Tova Mirvis, author of Visible City. www.bookoflifepodcast.com


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The Pat Boone Fan ClubThe Pat Boone Fan Club

Sun, 22 Feb 2015 20:24:50 GMT

An interview from Book Expo 2014 with Sue William Silverman about her memoir, the Pat Boone Fan Club, My Life as a White Anglo-Saxon Jew. Since I've got a big backlog of episodes waiting to be published, I decided to publish the remaining four Book Expo episodes in one go; this is Part 4.


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Good ole Lerner/Kar-Ben!Good ole Lerner/Kar-Ben!

Sun, 22 Feb 2015 20:23:45 GMT

Interviews with Lerner Publishing, and Kar-Ben Publishing (a division of Lerner) about their new Jewish books, at Book Expo 2014.Since I've got a big backlog of episodes waiting to be published, I decided to publish the remaining four Book Expo episodes in one go; this is Part 3.


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Eva WisemanEva Wiseman

Sun, 22 Feb 2015 20:22:38 GMT

An interview from Book Expo 2014 with Eva Wiseman, author of The World Outside. Since I've got a big backlog of episodes waiting to be published, I decided to publish the remaining four Book Expo episodes in one go; this is Part 2.


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http://heidiestrin.hipcast.com/deluge/9110250a-8b6d-4ad8-cd17-895afc3ce1d4.mp3




Presses with Alliterative NamesPresses with Alliterative Names

Sun, 22 Feb 2015 20:20:19 GMT

Interviews from Book Expo America 2014 with Holiday House and Second Story Press, two mainstream presses that strongly support jewish publishing. Since I've got a big backlog of episodes waiting to be published, I decided to publish the remaining four Book Expo episodes in one go; this is Part 1.


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Diversity in Jewish KidlitDiversity in Jewish Kidlit

Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:08:05 GMT

Sylvia Rouss, Mira Reisberg, Joni Sussman and Ann Stampler spoke at the 2014 Association of Jewish Libraries conference on a panel responding to the Pew study "A Portrait of Jewish Americans" - and it all boils down to diversity.


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The Longest NightThe Longest Night

Mon, 05 Jan 2015 20:09:53 GMT

An interview with Laurel Snyder and Catia Chen, author and illustrator of The Longest Night, an award-winning picture book that retells the story of the Exodus from a child's point of view.


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http://heidiestrin.hipcast.com/deluge/hipcast-4125-u-395008-s-1.audio.mp3




STORMSTORM

Wed, 03 Dec 2014 16:36:03 GMT

An interview with Donna Jo Napoli about her novel STORM, which takes place on Noah's Ark. www.bookoflifepodcast.com


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The Nazi HuntersThe Nazi Hunters

Tue, 11 Nov 2014 17:47:19 GMT

An interview with author Neal Bascomb about The Nazi Hunters, which won the 2014 Sydney Taylor Book Award.


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http://heidiestrin.hipcast.com/deluge/hipcast-4125-u-392201-s-1.audio.mp3




Seminar StoriesSeminar Stories

Tue, 04 Nov 2014 22:18:26 GMT

Interviews with authors Helaine Becker and Yael Zoldan, from the Seminar on Jewish Story 2014.


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http://heidiestrin.hipcast.com/deluge/1ac6e61e-8649-fe0f-d5ad-ecc509548f87.mp3




BEA14 VarietyBEA14 Variety

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 23:43:52 GMT

Interviews about new Jewish titles with Charlesbridge, Image Comics, and Dundurn at Book Expo 2014.


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Never Say a Mean Word AgainNever Say a Mean Word Again

Thu, 04 Sep 2014 14:57:52 GMT

Interview from Book Expo 2014 with Jacqueline Jules and Durga Yael Bernhardt, author and illustrator of the picture book Never Say a Mean Word Again. A powerful story of conflict resolution.


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Jo JoeJo Joe

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 21:22:10 GMT

An interview with author Sally Wiener Grotta about her novel Jo Joe.


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Queen of the JewsQueen of the Jews

Tue, 03 Jun 2014 17:25:17 GMT

An interview with Judy Petsonk about her historical novel, Queen of the Jews, based on the life of Queen Salome Alexandra. bookoflifepodcast.com


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Jews in TexasJews in Texas

Tue, 06 May 2014 14:57:45 GMT

Author Debra Winegarten and oral historian Josh Parshall talk about the Jewish experience of living in Texas. bookoflifepodcast.com


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The Legacy of Jewish SwimmersThe Legacy of Jewish Swimmers

Thu, 03 Apr 2014 00:57:25 GMT

Karen Propp discusses her work in progress, a story of Jewish female swimming champs in Europe during WWII. The unpublished work won the 2013 Sydney Taylor Manuscript Award. bookoflifepodcast.com


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The Seminar on Jewish StoryThe Seminar on Jewish Story

Mon, 17 Mar 2014 03:39:11 GMT

An interview with conference organizer Barbara Krasner about the Seminar on Jewish Story taking place May 18, 2014 in NYC.


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The Jewish Comix AnthologyThe Jewish Comix Anthology

Tue, 25 Feb 2014 15:18:37 GMT

An interview with Jewish Comix Anthology editor Steven Bergson.


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Inspiration Then and Now: Raoul WallenbergInspiration Then and Now: Raoul Wallenberg

Tue, 11 Feb 2014 15:18:09 GMT

An interview with Louise Borden, author of His Name Was Raoul Wallenberg, winner of the 2013 Sydney Taylor Book Award. www.bookoflifepodcast.com


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Hannah's WayHannah's Way

Fri, 10 Jan 2014 16:10:32 GMT

An interview with author Linda Glaser and illustrator Adam Gustavson, creators of picture book Hannah's Way which won the 2013 Sydney Taylor Book Award. bookoflifepodcast.com


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Canadian InterludeCanadian Interlude

Fri, 06 Dec 2013 00:49:20 GMT

The Book of Life's Canadian Correspondent, Anne Dublin, interviews author Sharon McKay, winner of the Canadian Jewish Book Award. bookoflifepodcast.com


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Laurel Snyder ReduxLaurel Snyder Redux

Wed, 06 Nov 2013 17:03:55 GMT

A conversation with Laurel Snyder, author and outside-the-box thinker in the world of Jewish kidlit.


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Rav Hisda's DaughterRav Hisda's Daughter

Wed, 02 Oct 2013 00:36:03 GMT

An interview with Maggie Anton, author of Rav Hisda's Daughter. bookoflifepodcast.com


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IntentionsIntentions

Mon, 09 Sep 2013 23:24:38 GMT

Interview with Deborah Heiligman, author of the teen novel INTENTIONS, which won the 2013 Sydney Taylor Book Award. www.bookoflifepodcast.com


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http://heidiestrin.hipcast.com/deluge/b175c13a-639a-b50d-c51a-cb8afeaca612.mp3




Whitman's Jewish Picture BooksWhitman's Jewish Picture Books

Fri, 02 Aug 2013 19:27:54 GMT

The Albert Whitman Company comes out with a Jewish picture book or two almost every year. Here's a show-floor interview with Marketing Director Michelle Bayuk from ALA 2012 about two of their recent Jewish-interest picture books: The Wooden Sword: A Jewish folktale from Afghanistan by Ann Redisch Stampler, and Happy Birthday, Tree: A Tu B'shevat Story by Madelyn Rosenberg. bookoflifepodcast.com


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Zayde Comes to LiveZayde Comes to Live

Mon, 08 Jul 2013 03:28:43 GMT

An interview with Sheri Sinykin, author of Zayde Comes to Live. bookoflifepodcast.com


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The Schmutzy FamilyThe Schmutzy Family

Sun, 02 Jun 2013 19:08:58 GMT

Introducing the hilarious Shabbat picture book, The Schmutzy Family by Madelyn Rosenberg! bookoflifepodcast.com


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Eugene YelchinEugene Yelchin

Fri, 10 May 2013 13:24:51 GMT

Interview with Eugene Yelchin, author/illustrator of Breaking Stalin's Nose, a Newbery Honor book. bookoflifepodcast.com


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The Sophie Brody AwardThe Sophie Brody Award

Thu, 04 Apr 2013 14:02:01 GMT

Interview with Emily Bergman, member of the Sophie Brody Award committee. The award is presented for Jewish literature by RUSA, an arm of ALA. bookoflifepodcast.com


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Hava Nagila: The MovieHava Nagila: The Movie

Thu, 07 Mar 2013 03:04:59 GMT

Filmmaker Roberta Grossman offered a work-in-progress screening of her documentary on Hava Nagila at the Association of Jewish Libraries 2012 conference. Here we have her introductory remarks and the Q&A that followed the screening. bookoflifepodcast.com


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We Are Their VoiceWe Are Their Voice

Tue, 19 Feb 2013 23:29:35 GMT

The Book of Life's Canadian correspondent, Anne Dublin, interviews author Kathy Kacer about the compilation of children's responses to the Holocaust entitled We Are Their Voice. bookoflifepodcast.com


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Announcing the 2013 Sydney Taylor Book AwardsAnnouncing the 2013 Sydney Taylor Book Awards

Thu, 24 Jan 2013 02:16:41 GMT

A chat with Aimee Lurie, chair of the Sydney Taylor Book Award committee, about the 2013 winners, the best Jewish children's and teen books of the year.


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McFarland: Goyish Name, Jewish BooksMcFarland: Goyish Name, Jewish Books

Mon, 14 Jan 2013 16:29:58 GMT

McFarland Publishing offers a wide selection of Jewish titles. A show-floor interview from ALA. bookoflifepodcast.com


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Rubin & Sharenow: 2012 Sydney Taylor WinnersRubin & Sharenow: 2012 Sydney Taylor Winners

Sun, 02 Dec 2012 17:52:38 GMT

A joint interview with Susan Goldman Rubin (Music Was It: Young Leonard Bernstein) and Rob Sharenow (The Berlin Boxing Club), winners of the 2012 Sydney Taylor Book Award. bookoflifepodcast.com


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A Song for My SisterA Song for My Sister

Wed, 03 Oct 2012 20:52:52 GMT

The Book of Life's Canadian correspondant, Anne Dublin, speaks live with author Lesley Simpson before the Ashkenaz Festival in Toronto. bookoflifepodcast.com


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Looking For Me in this Great Big FamilyLooking For Me in this Great Big Family

Thu, 13 Sep 2012 14:06:20 GMT

Interview with Betsy Rosenthal, author of Looking For Me in this Great Big Family. bookoflifepodcast.com


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Reuven Firestone: Jews and MuslimsReuven Firestone: Jews and Muslims

Wed, 11 Jul 2012 22:04:30 GMT

A live interview with Dr. Reuven Firestone, recorded at the 2012 Association of Jewish Libraries conference. Please see show notes at bookoflifepodcast.com for links to more information about this guest and his work.


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Marc Tyler Nobleman: Biographer of UnderdogsMarc Tyler Nobleman: Biographer of Underdogs

Wed, 09 May 2012 18:50:36 GMT

An interview with Marc Tyler Nobleman, author of Boys of Steel: The Creators of Superman, and other untold stories about underdog heroes. bookoflifepodcast.com


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Room Enough for DaisyRoom Enough for Daisy

Tue, 06 Mar 2012 01:28:53 GMT

Co-authors Debby Waldman and Rita Feutl interview each other about their picture book, Room Enough for Daisy. bookoflifepodcast.com


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David Bezmozgis and The Free WorldDavid Bezmozgis and The Free World

Sat, 03 Dec 2011 18:24:21 GMT

The Book of Life's Canadian Correspondent Anne Dublin interviews author and filmmaker David Bezmozgis about his development as a writer and his new novel The Free World. After this December 2011 episode, The Book of Life moves from a monthly schedule to an occasional schedule. bookoflifepodcast.com


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PulaniPulani

Tue, 01 Nov 2011 20:13:02 GMT

An interview with Ruchel Louis, author of Pulani: A Memoir of Growing Up in Apartheid South Africa. www.bookoflifepodcast.com


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Write Your Own MegillahWrite Your Own Megillah

Mon, 03 Oct 2011 20:18:05 GMT

An interview with blogger Barbara Krasner, who is sponsoring the "Write Your Own Megillah "project to encourage Jewish children's writers a la NaNoWriMo, during Jewish Book Month. bookoflifepodcast.com


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Life, AfterLife, After

Wed, 07 Sep 2011 20:43:15 GMT

An interview with Sarah Darer Littman about her teen novel Life, After, which was a 2011 Sydney Taylor Honor Book for teens. Sarah was a guest on the show in 2006 when her debut novel Confessions of a Closet Catholic won the Sydney Taylor Book Award.


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Wherever You GoWherever You Go

Thu, 04 Aug 2011 14:02:41 GMT

An interview with Joan Leegant, author of Wherever You Go.


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Noah's Swim-a-thonNoah's Swim-a-thon

Wed, 06 Jul 2011 21:51:57 GMT

Author Ann Koffsky talks about her newest picture book, Noah's Swim-a-thon, about lifeguarding at camp, and about the nutty things adults say to get kids to put their faces in the water. bookoflifepodcast.com


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Double Dip: Rona AratoDouble Dip: Rona Arato

Sat, 11 Jun 2011 17:43:28 GMT

A double dip of interviews with Rona Arato, author of Mrs. Kaputnik's Pool Hall & Matzo Ball Emporium, one by Heidi Estrin at Book Expo, and one by The Book of Life's Canadian Correspondent Anne Dublin, upon Rona's return to her home in Toronto.


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Tropical SecretsTropical Secrets

Mon, 02 May 2011 00:08:47 GMT

Interview with Margarita Engle, winner of the 2010 Sydney Taylor Book Award for Teens for TROPICAL SECRETS: HOLOCAUST REFUGEES IN CUBA. bookoflifepodcast.com


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Yuvi's Candy TreeYuvi's Candy Tree

Wed, 13 Apr 2011 02:11:40 GMT

Author Lesley Simpson interviews herself(!) about her picture book Yuvi's Candy Tree, a picture book on Ethiopian Jews fleeing to Israel. bookoflifepodcast.com


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The Rooster Prince of BreslovThe Rooster Prince of Breslov

Sun, 03 Apr 2011 23:22:24 GMT

An interview with Ann Redisch Stampler, author of the Jewish folktale picture book The Rooster Prince of Breslov. Ann was a guest on the podcast in 2007 when she won the Sydney Taylor Honor Award for Shlemazel and the Remarkable Spoon of Pohost. The Rooster Prince of Breslov won the 2010 National Jewish Book Award and was named a Notable Book by the Sydney Taylor Book Award Committee. bookoflifepodcast.com


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Defying GravityDefying Gravity

Tue, 01 Mar 2011 20:37:47 GMT

An interview with Carol de Giere, author of Defying Gravity: The Creative Career of Stephen Schwartz from Godspell to Wicked. bookoflifepodcast.com


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http://heidiestrin.hipcast.com/deluge/a47ba50f-5969-e9d4-3434-04400e43566e.mp3




The Year of GoodbyesThe Year of Goodbyes

Tue, 01 Feb 2011 23:46:35 GMT

An interview with Debbie Levy and her mother Jutta about The Year of Goodbyes: A True Story of Friendship, Family and Farewells, based on Jutta's poesiealbum from the 1940s. bookoflifepodcast.com


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http://heidiestrin.hipcast.com/deluge/a4ba942f-c518-0039-1b28-ea29d8455a59.mp3




HerevilleHereville

Mon, 10 Jan 2011 14:30:00 GMT

An interview with Barry Deutsch, author of the graphic novel Hereville: How Mirka Got Her Sword (Yet Another Troll-Fighting 11-Year-Old Orthodox Jewish Girl). bookoflifepodcast.com


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http://heidiestrin.hipcast.com/deluge/1525e3b4-43e2-d477-2f27-07c094a1f228.mp3




Shalom SesameShalom Sesame

Wed, 01 Dec 2010 17:13:44 GMT

An interview with Veronica Wulff, Director of Global Production at Sesame Workshop, about the newly revamped Shalom Sesame. bookoflifepodcast.com


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http://heidiestrin.hipcast.com/deluge/9a4d76b2-48e1-87bf-97df-6dec6d7f65f6.mp3




The Canadian Jewish Book AwardsThe Canadian Jewish Book Awards

Wed, 03 Nov 2010 22:25:56 GMT

The Book of Life's Canadian Correspondent Anne Dublin interviews winners of the 2010 Canadian Jewish Book Awards at the awards ceremony in Toronto.


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http://heidiestrin.hipcast.com/deluge/9a618d69-d263-3483-c3ac-40cab5736842.mp3




Book Expo 2010: Jewish PressesBook Expo 2010: Jewish Presses

Sat, 02 Oct 2010 21:38:51 GMT

Forthcoming books of from Judaic publishers discovered at Book Expo America 2010 in NYC! bookoflifepodcast.com


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http://heidiestrin.hipcast.com/deluge/67612f11-34a0-3d2c-d4b5-2183bc80432f.mp3




Book Expo 2010: KidlitBook Expo 2010: Kidlit

Thu, 02 Sep 2010 21:22:43 GMT

Recent and forthcoming children's and teen books of Jewish interest discovered at Book Expo America 2010 in NYC!


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http://heidiestrin.hipcast.com/deluge/84860124-409f-2e28-6329-071b41456ba4.mp3




Book Expo 2010: AdultsBook Expo 2010: Adults

Wed, 04 Aug 2010 21:13:00 GMT

Forthcoming adult books of Jewish interest discovered at Book Expo America 2010 in NYC!


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http://heidiestrin.hipcast.com/deluge/9316a259-a8e7-4bd4-c508-e3da161aed9b.mp3




Kathy KacerKathy Kacer

Tue, 29 Jun 2010 14:44:49 GMT

The Book of Life's Canadian Correspondant, Anne Dublin, interviews author Kathy Kacer. Kathy has written many Holocaust novels for young people, including recent award winner The Diary of Laura's Twin. bookoflifepodcast.com


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http://heidiestrin.hipcast.com/deluge/dc696c05-17c9-ba57-e4e3-74ef0f41fa85.mp3




When the Hurricane Came to New OrleansWhen the Hurricane Came to New Orleans

Tue, 01 Jun 2010 13:43:37 GMT

When the Hurricane Came to New Orleans is a book you can't read yet, but worth waiting for. It's the winner of the 2009 Sydney Taylor Manuscript Award. In this podcast we hear from the Manuscript Award Committee Chair, Aileen Grossberg, and from the winning author, Nechama Liss Levinson.


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Live from Israel, It's Anna Levine!Live from Israel, It's Anna Levine!

Tue, 04 May 2010 22:02:20 GMT

Author Anna Levine discusses her YA novel Freefall and her picture book Jodie's Hanukkah Dig, both set in Israel.


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http://heidiestrin.hipcast.com/deluge/de8a925d-203e-95f6-c9d7-be31a8e43c17.mp3




So Punk RockSo Punk Rock

Tue, 06 Apr 2010 22:30:28 GMT

Interview with Micol Ostow, author of So Punk Rock (And Other Ways to Disappoint Your Mother)


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http://heidiestrin.hipcast.com/deluge/6dc4ea5c-225b-b029-280a-77e34b88f072.mp3




Scribblers on the RoofScribblers on the Roof

Tue, 02 Mar 2010 21:08:42 GMT

Scribblers on the Roof is an online forum for Jewish fiction and poetry at jscribes.com. In this interview with founder Kelly Hartog, we get a virtual tour of the website. bookoflifepodcast.com


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Save the Deli!Save the Deli!

Mon, 08 Feb 2010 15:08:57 GMT

The Book of Life's Canadian Correspondent, Anne Dublin, attends the launch party for Save the Deli! by David Sax at Caplansky's Deli in Toronto. bookoflifepodcast.com


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http://heidiestrin.hipcast.com/deluge/ac2ccff8-a696-8fdd-fece-ebf4e7eacc60.mp3




The Big Reveal: 2010 Sydney Taylor Book AwardsThe Big Reveal: 2010 Sydney Taylor Book Awards

Wed, 13 Jan 2010 18:11:58 GMT

Awards Chair Kathe Pinchuck discusses the winners of the 2010 Sydney Taylor Book Award for Jewish children's and teen literature.


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http://heidiestrin.hipcast.com/deluge/696953b4-bd89-58d9-5c7e-f7ca7852a165.mp3




Jewish Kidlit at 92YJewish Kidlit at 92Y

Tue, 05 Jan 2010 14:36:56 GMT

This is your chance to virtually attend the Jewish Children's Book Writers & Illustrators Conference at the 92nd St Y in NYC! Hear from organizer Barbara Krasner, editor Dianne Hess, and attending authors Bryna Fireside, Sandy Wasserman, and Eve Tal! bookoflifepodcast.com


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http://heidiestrin.hipcast.com/deluge/01c62fd6-63bd-b5d3-bef8-8e3b1140c4aa.mp3




Planet Esme!Planet Esme!

Fri, 11 Dec 2009 14:28:33 GMT

An impromptu discussion among Heidi Estrin, Mark Blevis, Richard Michelson and Esme Raji Codell during a party at the Planet Esme Reading Room.


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http://heidiestrin.hipcast.com/deluge/8f7c1d29-9739-8fcc-2f39-65afab68b3f4.mp3




Podcasters Across Borders: Alexa ClarkPodcasters Across Borders: Alexa Clark

Wed, 02 Dec 2009 01:04:23 GMT

Alexa Clark was one of the many interesting people I met at Podcasters Across Borders 2009 who had book-related projects to share. I spoke with her about Mini Book Expo and Book Camp Toronto. bookoflifepodcast.com


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http://heidiestrin.hipcast.com/deluge/ccea238e-9730-6f2e-3b47-90d17ed7a05e.mp3




Podcasters Across Borders: Hugh McGuirePodcasters Across Borders: Hugh McGuire

Tue, 01 Dec 2009 20:27:22 GMT

Hugh McGuire is one of the interesting people I met at Podcasters Across Borders 2009. We spoke about his reading-related projects, LibriVox and Book Oven. bookoflifepodcast.com


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http://heidiestrin.hipcast.com/deluge/e32a786d-f063-fbe9-f761-5e08af34c52f.mp3




Jewish Book Month's Hot AuthorsJewish Book Month's Hot Authors

Mon, 16 Nov 2009 14:43:54 GMT

A chat with Lisa Silverman of the Jewish Book Council about the authors going on tour this fall for Jewish Book Month. bookoflifepodcast.com


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http://heidiestrin.hipcast.com/deluge/06cb615e-78bf-ff89-404b-250a07845c82.mp3




Pick Up the PhonePick Up the Phone

Sat, 14 Nov 2009 17:00:08 GMT

The Book of Life now has voicemail, courtesy of Google Voice. We're waiting to hear from you, at 561-206-2473.


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Kvetchfessional!Kvetchfessional!

Thu, 05 Nov 2009 20:42:20 GMT

Author Simone Elkeles and kidlit expert June Cummins discuss trends in Jewish YA chick lit. bookoflifepodcast.com


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http://heidiestrin.hipcast.com/deluge/cd3fbe82-e347-0300-e74b-213b0b390798.mp3




Podcasters Across Borders: Connie CrosbyPodcasters Across Borders: Connie Crosby

Tue, 20 Oct 2009 20:17:25 GMT

Connie Crosby was one of the very interesting people I met at Podcasters Across Borders. We talked about the session she gave on The Shanachies. bookoflifepodcast.com


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http://heidiestrin.hipcast.com/deluge/58df8b40-3fe2-d22f-89a8-0ea44a9729d6.mp3




Running for My LifeRunning for My Life

Mon, 05 Oct 2009 14:07:45 GMT

Ann Gonzales, author of Running For My Life, talks about her mother's mental illness, her own PTSD, and her writing. Ann put in the winning bid for a Book of Life interview in the Bridget Zinn auction. bookoflifepodcast.com


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Jacqueline Dembar Greene, In FullJacqueline Dembar Greene, In Full

Mon, 21 Sep 2009 13:30:20 GMT

When I first attempted to post this interview, the audio got cut off halfway through. Here, with my apologies, is the full episode. Jacqueline Dembar Greene talks about the Jewish character she created for the American Girl series, and about her High Holidays picture book, The Secret Shofar of Barcelona. Happy New Year! Heidi Estrin bookoflifepodcast.com


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Jacqueline Dembar GreeneJacqueline Dembar Greene

Fri, 18 Sep 2009 17:02:52 GMT

An interview with Jacqueline Dembar Greene, author of the American Girl series on Rebecca Rubin, and the picture book The Secret Shofar of Barcelona. bookoflifepodcast.com


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http://heidiestrin.hipcast.com/deluge/849675df-9190-94a6-38a5-633a2bff51cd.mp3




ForWords Is Back!ForWords Is Back!

Wed, 09 Sep 2009 12:01:38 GMT

ForWords, Kathy Bloomfield's beloved Jewish book fair company, relaunches in a new format on 09/09/09! We've missed Kathy! Here she is to tell us about the new ForWords. bookoflifepodcast.com


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New Year at the Pier, Take TwoNew Year at the Pier, Take Two

Fri, 04 Sep 2009 00:28:08 GMT

When I uploaded my interview with April Halprin Wayland, author of New Year at the Pier, I didn't realize that the end of the interview had been cut off! Here is the complete interview, with my apologies (appropriate for a High Holidays epsiode, eh?). bookoflifepodcast.com


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http://heidiestrin.hipcast.com/deluge/bc507ade-884f-a8ab-92f8-172cc7690303.mp3




New Year at the PierNew Year at the Pier

Tue, 01 Sep 2009 14:22:38 GMT

Author April Halperin Wayland talks about her Rosh Hashanah picture book, New Year at the Pier. bookoflifepodcast.com


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http://heidiestrin.hipcast.com/deluge/c9b448eb-57a6-757f-e89a-529771a78712.mp3




Why Be Social? Part 4, Create-Consume-ContributeWhy Be Social? Part 4, Create-Consume-Contribute

Wed, 19 Aug 2009 16:50:23 GMT

Why be social? To add a Jewish point of view to the social media landscape! Blogger and podcaster Mark Blevis joins Heidi to talk about what it means to participate in life online. bookoflifepodcast.com


Media Files:
http://heidiestrin.hipcast.com/deluge/ef5730f7-e9ff-ef21-e6e9-bd9a75717c8c.mp3