Books tagged: jewish humour

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Harvey Shmidlap Seeks the Perfect Cheesecake
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,780. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Distilled from Polish peasant stock Harvey Shmidlap is only destined for greatness in terms of his belt size. But he has a half baked plan to achieve fame. When the Eponymous Food Association, the international body for naming foods, tastes his mother's cheesecake, the name Shmidlap will live forever on people's lips! Harvey's hilarious quest to get the recipe from his mother is a delicious tale.
The Outside Chance of Maximilian Glick
Series: Morley Torgov Classics. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,180. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
A classic is back! Max Glick, a small-town teenager with doting grandparents and helicopter parents, dreams of a career as a concert pianist. But his elders favor sensible professions like medicine, law or science. Help comes from his music teacher and a rabbi with ambitions to be a stand-up comic. Winner of the Leacock Medal for Humor, a Torgi Award, adapted for TV and an award winning film.