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Presenting this Year’s Book Festival Preview

Atlanta Jewish Times joins Greenberg Traurig as “presenting sponsors” of this year’s book festival. By KAYLENE LADINSKY October 13, 2022, 10:53 am The 31st edition of the Book Festival of the MJCCA started on Oct. 12 with Jodi Picoult & Jennifer Finney Boylan, “Mad Honey: A Novel” as the first in-person event to kick off the festival, followed by Benjamin… Read More »Presenting this Year’s Book Festival Preview

Lynda’s Book Reviews

 5/5 This is an historical novel drawing on the life of the author’s grandfather. True events are interwoven into the lifetime of a fictional Jewish man, Sam Fox. So well written and heartfelt this is an inspiring story about a brave and resourceful man. Briefly, born in Hungary but having emigrated to America Sam, in his fading years, is… Read More »Lynda’s Book Reviews

Meet the author: Q&A with local author on family inspired fictional tale ‘Hands of Gold’

Roni Robbins has been a professional writer for 35 years, but her first novel “Hands of Gold,” draws from her family’s real-life experience and flight from anti-Semitism before the height of the Holocaust. “Hands of Gold” is a work of fiction, but Robbins pulls from the original cassette tapes left by her maternal grandfather, who survived tuberculosis, a workplace shooting… Read More »Meet the author: Q&A with local author on family inspired fictional tale ‘Hands of Gold’

Book Review – Dan Farkas

 5/5 That the subject of Hands of Gold by Roni Robbins was reluctant to put the story on to the cassette tapes supplied by his loving daughter is a measure of the man’s humility. It took two generations for his granddaughter, the author, to put the man’s words down on the written page. That man would be proud of Hands… Read More »Book Review – Dan Farkas

Book Review – Mrs Book Burner

 5/5 I was hooked from the beginning of this book and read it in one sitting. The fact that story has been written loosely based on the authors own family’s experience makes the story even more interesting and I love that we saw this over many years. This enabled the reader to truly understand what they experienced and shows… Read More »Book Review – Mrs Book Burner