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Sophie Brody Award

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The Sophie Brody Award is an annual award of the American Library Association, administered by the Reference and User Services Association RUSA. It is given for outstanding achievement in Jewish literature, for works published the previous year, in the US.

The award is named after Sophie Brody and was established by her husband, Arthur Brody, and the Brodart Foundation.

Awards and honourable mentions

  • 2014: Yossi Klein Halevi, Like Dreamers: The Story of the Israeli Paratroopers Who Reunited Jerusalem and Divided a Nation, HarperCollins
  • 2013: Matti Friedman, The Aleppo Codex: A True Story of Obsession, Faith, and the Pursuit of an Ancient Bible, Algonquin Books
  • 2012: Adina Hoffman and Peter Cole, Sacred Trash: the Lost and Found World of the Cairo Geniza, Schocken Books
  • 2011: Judith Shulevitz, The Sabbath World: Glimpses of a Different Order of Time, Random House
  • 2010: Jonathon Keats, The Book of the Unknown: Tales of the Thirty-Six, Random House
  • 2009: Peter Manseau, Songs for the Butcher's Daughter, Free Press
  • 2008: Nathan Englander, The Ministry of Special Cases, Alfred A. Knopf
  • 2007: Daniel Mendelsohn, The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million, HarperCollins
  • 2006: Avner Mandelman, Talking to the Enemy, Seven Stories Press
  • References

    Sophie Brody Award Wikipedia


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