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Book Cover of the Week

Book Cover of the Week

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We're deeply saddened to learn of Leonard Nimoy's passing this morning. Beyond his iconic, beloved, and influential role as Star Trek's Mr. Spock, Nimoy was a conscious artist, poet, and bookmaker.

Shekhina by Leonard Nimoy - Book Cover of the Week | Jewish Book Council

THE Lois Lowry likens Alice Hoffman's new middle grade novel to "reentering a wonderful dream that you vaguely remember."

Book Cover of the Week: Nightbird by Alice Hoffman

A birch tree on a book cover is always a good sign.

The new paperback of Boris Fishman's debut novel is drastically different from the first edition.

The paperback edition of 'The Book of Jonah'—an example of how book covers are designed rather than illustrated.

Book Cover of the Week: The Book of Jonah by Joshua Max Feldman

In general, book designers assigned to Wuthering Heights don’t seem too enthused about the project: most covers for the novel feature strikingly similar variations on a bare tree—that or a lone woman looking very unhappy.

After Birth explores the challenges of first-time parenting and postpartum depression, interfaith marriage, and the second-hand trauma of the children and grandchildren of Holocaust survivors. And yes, breastfeeding features heavily.

It's no surprise the literary blogosphere has been abuzz about this book cover!

Book Cover of the Week: A Thousand Pieces of You by Claudia Gray

Whether you're into homebirthing or not, there's no denying the delight of this book cover!

Book Cover of the Week: In the Spirit of Homebirth

A memoir that starts with a childhood exorcism and ends with a transition of faith from post-Evangelical agnosticism to Judaism.

Book Cover of the Week: The Terrible Beauty of the Evil Man

There's something about canning summer fruits at the end of July, isn't there?

Book Cover of the Week: Mrs. Wheelbarrow's Practical Pantry

The microcosm encased within a glass terrarium on the book cover for Barbara Klein Moss's forthcoming novel The Language of Paradise evokes the poignant contradictions of the story it contains: nurtured wilderness, love and estrangement, caged Arcadia, Art, Science, and Theology...

The floating house on the cover of Ronna Wineberg's new novel, On Bitterwsweet Place shows the struggle and the lack of belonging that protagonist Lena Czernitski feels as a Russian Jewish immigrant in Chicago during the Jazz Age.

Book Cover of the Week: On Bittersweet Place

Book Cover of the Week: On Bittersweet Place

Book Cover of the Week: On Bittersweet Place

In "The Kraus Project: #Essays by Karl Kraus", Jonathan Franzen gives new voice to the great nineteenth-century European critic Karl Kraus. #design #bookcover

This irresistible #collection of #stories by Stefan Zweig (#translated by Anthea Bell) will be published by Pushkin Press in November (seriously: beautiful on the inside and beautiful on the outside) #bookcover #design

#BookCover #design of the Week: Natasha Solomons's "The Gallery of Vanished Husbands"

The backstory behind Mark Podwal's #painting for "Elie Wiesel: #Jewish, Literary, and Moral Perspectives." #bookcover #design

A little foreign edition book cover love today. Presenting the French cover of Jami Attenberg's The Middlesteins! #design #bookcover

Book Cover of the Week: Some Day by Israeli writer Shemi Zarhin translated by Yardenne Greenspan

JBC Network author Louisa Shafia returns with her latest cookbook, The New Persian Kitchen (Ten Speed Press). If this one is anything like her last (she published the mouthwatering Lucid Food in 2009), you wont be disappointed.

The New Persian Kitchen

Out this week: Ilan Mocharis debut novel Zinsky the Obscure.

Michael Ruhlmans The Book of Schmaltz: Love Song of a Forgotten Fat, which is currently available for iPads, will be published as an old school (hardcover) cookbook by Little, Brown in August.

Book Cover of the Week: The Book of Schmaltz

JBC Network author Ramona Ausubel has a new book coming out next month from Riverhead!

A new title pubbing from Harvard University Press in May, Kosher: Private Regulation in the Age of Industrial Food (Timothy D. Lytton), explores kosher food regulation.

Book Cover of the Week: Kosher