Past Authors

Some Past HBI Conversations Authors:

Dara Horn, winner of Jewish Book Award, "All Other Nights"
Lucette Lugnado, winner of the 2009 Sami Rohr Prize, “The Man in the White Sharkskin Suit”
Tova Mirvis, author of “The Outside World”
Anita Diamant, author of “The Red Tent” and “Day After Night”
Zoe Heller, author of “The Believers”
Sherre Hirsch, author of “We Plan, God Laughs”
Abigail Progrebin, author of “Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish”
Farideh Goldin, author of “Wedding Song”
Rabbi Jamie Korngold, author of “God in the Wilderness: Rediscovering the Spirituality of the Great Outdoors with the Adventure Rabbi”
The Midwife of Venice by Roberta Rich Roberta Rich, author of "The Midwife of Venice"
Pictures of the Past by Deby Eisenberg Deby Eisenberg, author of "Pictures of the Past"
I am Forbidden by Anouk Markovits Anouk Markovits, author of "I am Forbidden"
Breaking and Entering by Eileen Pollack Eileen Pollack, author of "Breaking and Entering"
The Bookseller's Sonnets by Andi Rosenthal Andi Rosenthal, author of "The Bookseller's Sonnets"
Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman Alice Hoffman, author of "Dovekeepers"
Binocular Vision by Edith Pearlman Edith Pealrman, author of "Binocular Vision"
By Blood by Ellen Ullman Ellen Ullman, author of "By Blood"
The Forgetting River by Doreen Carvajal Doreen Carvajal, author of "The Forgetting River"
See the list of current 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.