Lost Tribe (Paperback)
Jewish Fiction from the Edge
Harper Perennial, 9780060533465, 576pp.
Publication Date: August 5, 2003
Funny, raw, dark, sometimes outrageous, the twenty-five contributors to Lost Tribe explore themes such as conflicted identities, sexual fetishes, religious intolerance, and even the troubled legacy of the Holocaust to create a stirring picture of contemporary Jewish life. Lost Tribe features stories and commentary from a brilliant mixture of critically acclaimed and emerging writers.
Jonathan Safran Foer
Gloria DeVidas Kirchheimer
Aryeh Lev Stollman
About the Author
Paul Zakrzewski (pronounced Zak-shef-ski) is awriter, editor, and literary event curator. As director of literary programs for the Jewish Community Center in Manhattan, he runs a popular reading series featuring new and provocative Jewish writers at the KGB Bar in the East Village. He is also an editor at Heeb magazine, a Jewish pop culture collective, which was nominated for BestNew Title in the 2002 Utne Reader Alternative Press Awards. He lives in Brooklyn, New York, and can be reached at www.lost-tribe-fiction.com.
Praise For Lost Tribe: Jewish Fiction from the Edge…
“Read at your own risk--and great reward.”
— --Stephen J. Dubner, author of Turbulent Souls and Confessions of a Hero-Worshiper
“Where Jewish literature and its youngest brightest practitioners are heading--and to capture them between covers.”
— —New York magazine
I highly recommend this collection of fiction...(Lost Tribe) reflects the lives and struggles of all Americans today.
— Minneapolis Star Tribune
…a selection of stories by writers of the “post-Philip Roth generation.” ...features tales of sexuality, remembrance, and mysticism...
— Library Journal