A Guide for the Perplexed: A Novel

By :  Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary Posted On Nov 11, 2013 / 5774 | Author Conversations: Between the Lines

Novelist Dara Horn, the winner of two National Jewish Book Awards, on her new book, A Guide For The Perplexed: A Novel.

A Guide for the Perplexed: A Novel is both a page-turning thriller and a rich narrative with complex themes of history, family, technology, and religion. It intertwines a contemporary plot with the true stories of Solomon Schechter and Maimonides, and revolves around age-old questions of memory and the present.