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Books Like The First Seven Years by Bernard Malamud | Suggesting Reading

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Malamud's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Fixer (1957), is set in anti-Semitic, pre-Revolu-tionary Tsarist Russia. The persecuted protagonist, Yakov Bok, is imprisoned for a murder he did not commit, but through his ordeal, experiences moral growth.

Malamud's The Complete Stories (1997) contains all fifty-five short stories that Malamud wrote over a period of forty-five years, arranged in order of composition.

Jewish American Literature: A Norton Anthology (2000), edited by Jules Chametzky, John Felstiner, Hilene Flanzbaum, and Kathryn Hellerstein, is a collection of Jewish-American writing from colonial times to the present. It features 145 writers and covers all genres, including fiction, poetry, drama, essays, journals, autobiography, and song lyrics.

Hasia R. Diner's Lower East Side Memories: A Jewish Place in America (2000) is a history of the Jewish community in New York City's Lower East Side (the setting for many of Malamud's stories).

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