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Jewish books: The Middlesteins – New York NY | Examiner.com

October 24, 2012

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via examiner.com Two years ago obesity¬†overtook smoking as the leading cause of preventable death and disease in America according to a study in the American Journal of Preventable Medicine. Williamsburg, Brooklyn resident and Chicago native Jami Attenberg‘s third novel, The Middlesteins, published yesterday by Grand Central Publishing, explores how one woman’s morbid obesity affects her […]

Jerusalem Cookbook authors book talk in Park Slope tonight

October 24, 2012

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via examiner.com Yotam Ottolenghi, author of Plenty and an Israeli, and Sami Tamimi, co-owner of the Ottolenghi restaurants and a Palestinian, were both born in Jerusalem in the same year and are now co-authors of Jerusalem, A Cookbook.