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“Reading is everything. Reading makes me feel like I've accomplished something, learned something, become a better person.”
Nora Ephron

Book Club

The JWA Book Club brings together an online community of readers with a love of good books by and about Jewish women. Our Bookshelf offers a curated reading list of varied titles to enjoy over the course of the year. You'll also find author interviews, book reviews and recommendations, and lively online discussions. Sign up to participate and get the latest book club news!

Rebecca Traister with All the Single Ladies

The Bookshelf: JWA’s 2016-2017 Book List

Browse the top 12 books we’re reading this year—a carefully selected list by authors we're loving right now—and read along with us!

Pen on Paper

Discussion Questions

The JWA Book Club is designed to inspire conversation both online and off. Use our discussion questions to help guide your exploration of each month’s book.

Roz Chast with her Book, Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?

Author Interviews

Read and watch interviews with your favorite authors.
Gloria Steinem, 2010, with "My Life On The Road" Cover, 2015

Book Reviews

Learn more about new releases and revisit the classics with JWA’s staff and guest reviewers.
Leslea Newman with "I Carry My Mother"

From the Authors

Read book excerpts, reflections on writing, and sneak peeks of upcoming releases by JWA's favorite writers.
Stack of Books Sent to JWA

Suggest a Book

Reading a great book you’re just dying to tell our community about? Let us know here!

How to cite this page

Jewish Women's Archive. "Book Club." (Viewed on July 22, 2017) <https://jwa.org/programs/bookclub>.

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