Remembering Home and Exile: Memoirs by Jews of Muslim Lands
Publication Date: January 2007
Series: AJS Perspectives: The Newsletter of the Association for Jewish Studies, Spring 2007, pp.26-28.
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Literature; History; Antisemitism; Judaic Studies
In order to discuss the experience of Jews in Muslim lands as illustrated by the genre of memoir, the author discusses three books: "Journey From the Land of No" by Roya Hakakian; "Out of Egypt" by Andre Aciman; and "Pillar of Salt" by Albert Memmi.