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Ilan Stavans

2012: A Year in Books 2012: A Year in Books
Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by D. G. Myers | Jewish Ideas Daily » Daily Features

Books are dying—everyone says so—but you couldn’t prove it by the Jews. 2012 was a very good year for Jewish books: here are the best 40. 
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The Crypto-Jews of New Mexico Hector Tobar, Los Angeles Times. Few American Jews know about world of the “crypto-Jews” described in this graphic novel.  But, as one character says, “A Jewish soul is a Jewish soul.”