About Nextbook Press

Inspired by the hunger for books on Jewish subjects written in a lively, intelligent, and popular manner, Nextbook Press’s Jewish Encounters Series brings together writers of the first rank with people and ideas and events from the Jewish past. The series is a collaboration between Nextbook Inc., devoted to the promotion of Jewish literature, culture, and ideas, and Schocken, with its storied backlist of Jewish classics. It is a sister organization to Tablet magazine.

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Upcoming Books

  • Abraham: The World's First (But Certainly Not Last) Jewish Lawyer by Alan M. Dershowitz
  • From Pashas to Pariahs by Lucette Lagnado
  • Birobijan by Masha Gessen
  • The Dairy Restaurant by Ben Katchor
  • Show of Shows by David Margolick
  • Messianism by Leon Wieseltier
  • Mrs. Freud by Daphne Merkin