She owns the only restaurant in the village of Chelm.He’s the wise old rabbi. At their age? “Village stories that deftly lift a curtain on a world of friendly humor and touching details of Jewish life.” – Kirkus Reviews   “The Lethal Latkes is not a murder mystery. It concerns some awful-tastingFind out more


Nominated for Audie Award for Original Work Who says Thor’s a good guy? “A well-told tale of the Norse gods… told not from the point of view of the heroic Thor or Odin, but through the eyes of Loki, the trickster.… As Binder says in his introduction, this is notFind out more

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Mark Binder’s “Life in Chelm” series Set in the mythical village of Chelm, these books blend. Award-winning stories and books. Yes, you can read them in any order. Yes, they’re for adults. Yes, many of the stories are appropriate for children. No, you don’t have to be Jewish to enjoyFind out more

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“Wired Words/Electric Prose” —Providence Phoenix Meet Abraham and Adam. From the day they are born, “those Schlemiel twins” are trouble. No one, not even their parents, can tell them apart, which is sometimes an advantage.  They use their wits to create mischievous pranks, foil thieves, meet governors and kings, andFind out more