Book List in Order: 5 titles


  • "I can''t think of many novels that . . . manage to be intelligent and sympathetic to not one but two oft-misunderstood American religions . . . Quite a feat."" - Mark Oppenheimer, The New York Times The Book of Norman probes Mormon-Jewish relatio...



  • In his application to become the spiritual leader of the King Solomon Motorcycle Club, Norman Plummer recalls the momentous events that shaped his life during one sultry Los Angeles summer.Set in 1963—after the Cuban Missile Crisis, but before JFK...



  • Appel's hilarious novel follows three interfaith Jewish/Christian couples who unwittingly rent the ground floor of their brownstone to a charming Southern evangelist. Serving his own blend of Christian cuisine, he opens a restaurant in the space, hop...





  • When Rabbi Arthur Bloom of Gardena, California falls in love with a Japanese woman, the many compulsive gamblers in his congregation notice a direct correlation between the rabbi's indiscretions and their own windfalls at the nearby casinos...