Books about Maurice Sendak and his works, Jewish culture and history, and immigration for adult readers
In a Nutshell: The Worlds of Maurice Sendak
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Cech, John. Angels and Wild Things: The Archetypal Poetics of Maurice Sendak. Pennsylvania State University Press, 1996.
Diner, Hasia R. We Remember with Reverence and Love: American Jews and the Myth of Silence After the Holocaust, 1945 – 1962. New York University Press, 2009.
Goldsmith, Emanuel S. and Barnett Zumoff (trans). Yiddish Literature in America: 1870 – 2000. KTAV Publishing House, 2000.
Joselit, Jenna Weissman. The Wonders of America: Reinventing Jewish Culture, 1880-1950. Hill and Wang, 1994.
Kushner, Tony. The Art of Maurice Sendak: 1980 to Present. Harry N. Abrams, 2003.
Lanes, Selma. The Art of Maurice Sendak (Volume 1). Harry N. Abrams, 2nd ed., 1998.
Maguire, Gregory. Making Mischief: A Maurice Sendak Appreciation. William Morrow, 2009.
Mendelsohn, Daniel. The Lost: The Search for Six of Six Million. HaperCollins, 2008.
Poole, L.M. Maurice Sendak and the Art of Children’s Book Illustration. Crescent Moon Publishing, 2nd ed., 2007.
Raphael, Marc Lee (ed). The Columbia History of Jews & Judaism in America. Columbia University Press, 2008.
Sendak, Maurice. Caldecott & Co.: Notes on Books and Pictures. Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, 1988.
Sonheim, Amy. Maurice Sendak. Twayne Publishers, 1992.
Telushkin, Joseph. Jewish Wisdom: The Essential Teachings and How They Have Shaped the Jewish Religion, Its People, Culture, and History. Morrow, 1994.
van Voolen, Edward. My Grandparents, Parents, and I: Jewish Art and Culture. Prestel, 2006.
Whitfield, Stephen J. In Search of American Jewish Culture. Museum of Modern Art, 1999.
Ziegelman, Jane. 97 Orchard: An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York Tenement. Smithsonian, 2010.
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