Current Authors

Current HBI Conversations Authors:

Standing By by Alison Buckholtz

Alison Buckholtz, author of "Standing By"

Groups: Baltimore (Nov. 2013)

The Blind Eye by Marcia Fine

Marcia Fine, author of "The Blind Eye"

Groups: Palm Beach (Feb. 2014), Stamford (May 2014)

Alyson Richman, author of “The Lost Wife”

Groups: Howard County (Mar. 2014)

Tinderbox by Lisa Gornick

Lisa Gornick, author of "Tinderbox"

Groups: NYC (Apr. 2014)

Talia Carner, author of “Jerusalem Maiden”

Groups: Baltimore (Oct. 2013)

The Ambassador's Daughter by Pam Jenoff

Pam Jenoff, the author of "The Ambassador's Daughter"

Groups: Bethesda (Apr. 2014)

The Escape Artist by Judith Katz

Judith Katz, author of "The Escape Artist"

Groups: NYC (Feb. 2014), Boca (Mar. 2014)

Joy Ladin, author of “Through the Door of Life”

Groups: Boston (Jan.), Westchester (May), Howard County (Oct.)

Drawing in the Dust by Zoe Klein

Zoe Klein, author of "Drawing in the Dust"

Groups: Stamford (Sept. 2013), Westchester (Sept. 2013), NYC (Sept. 2013), Boston (Oct. 2013)

In the Land of Israel: My Family 1809-1949 by Nitza Rosovsky

Nitza Rosovsky, author of "In the Land of Israel: My Family 1809-1949"

Groups: Westchester (May 2014)

The Secret of the Nightingale Palace by Dana Sachs

Dana Sachs, author of "The Secret of the Nightingale Palace"

Groups: Stamford (Apr. 2014)

The Innocents by Francesca Segal

Francesca Segal, author of "The Innocents"

Group: Bethesda (Oct. 2013)

The New Persian Kitchen by Louisa Shafia

Louisa Shafia, author of "The New Persian Kitchen"

Groups: Baltimore (Mar. 2014)

Crossing Cairo by Ruth Sohn

Ruth Sohn, author of "Crossing Cairo"

Groups: Baltimore (Apr. 2014), Boston (Apr. 2014), Howard County (Apr. 2014)

The Tin House by Janice Steinberg

Janice Steinberg, author of "The Tin Horse"

Groups: Bethesda (Feb. 2014), Westchester (Mar. 2014)

The Making of Markova by Tina Sutton

Tina Sutton, author of "The Making of Markova"

Groups: Baltimore (Feb. 2014)

The Watchmaker's Daughter by Sonia Taitz

Sonia Taitz, author of "The Watchmaker's Daughter"

Groups: Boca (Feb. 2014),

The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker

Helene Wecker, author of "The Golem and the Jinni"

Groups: Boston (Dec. 2013), Palm Beach (Jan. 2014), Boca (Apr. 2014)

See the list of past authors.
If you would like to bring HBI Conversations to your area by serving as a group chair or have general questions about the program, please contact Hadassah-Brandeis Institute at or 781-736-2126.