Writing non-fiction books for commercial publication. Current publisher ﹰBloomsbury
The Talmud's 37 volumes, the foundation of the Jewish legal system, record esoteric discussions among ancient Jewish scholars and sages on subjects as varied as faith, sex, prayer and humour. This 'biography' focuses on the later influence of the Talmud when it came into contact - and conflict - with other cultures, from early intellectual cross-fertilization between Judaism and Islam, and med... read more
Levi is a young priest in Roman occupied Jerusalem. A disgruntled guest at his wedding to Nechama informs the Roman procurator that the bride’s wealthy father is plotting a rebellion. Levi and Nechama are taken captive and sent in chains to Rome.Whilst working as slave in the Roman dockyards, Levi hears reports of turmoil in his homeland. The hated procurator is enriching himself at the people... read more
The gospel writers were masters of 'Midrash', a popular literary technique in the ancient Jewish world. Midrash enables authors to promote their ideas by weaving them into well known biblical themes. The gospels contain coded, midrashic, messages that would have resonated with their contemporary Jewish audience. Approaching the "New Testament" from a midrashic perspective leads to a radically ... read more
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Veteran journalist/book author/ghostwriter with solid but tender editorial skills will make your words and story sing.
I specialize in business, personal development and memoir. I've worked with Penguin Random House as a developmental editor and ghostwriter.