In addition to Kabbalah of Stone, Irene Reti is the author of The Keeper of Memory (HerBooks 2001), a memoir about growing up as a child of Holocaust refugees who kept their Jewishness a secret. She directs the oral history program at the University Library, University of California, Santa Cruz, and has a BA in environmental studies and an MA in history from UC Santa Cruz. See her oral histories at http://library.ucsc.edu/regional-history-project.
Irene ran the feminist publishing company HerBooks from 1984-2000, and most of her HerBooks titles are available online through Amazon. She co-edited Women Runners: Stories of Transformation, which was published by Breakaway Books. She recently founded Juniper Lake Press, a publisher of feminist, environmental, and Jewish books.
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Where to buy in print
What I Learned at Bug Camp: Essays on Finding a Home in the World
by Irene Reti
Published: March 27, 2011
In What I Learned at Bug Camp, artist, naturalist, and teacher Sarah Rabkin joins personal essay and science journalism; her fluent, spirited prose probes the spaces between science and art, autonomy and community, doubt and faith. On a passionate quest for a “home in the world,” she creates bridges out of
stories, inviting us to join her on the trail.
Kabbalah of Stone: A Novel
by Irene Reti
Published: December 22, 2009
Girona, Spain, 1492—Rabbi Raphael Halevi seeks to save his community from the Inquisition. Help comes in the unexpected form of the spirit of the biblical prophet, Huldah, and a Christian scribe who has discovered his hidden Jewish identity. This lyrical and suspenseful novel of Jewish history, magic, and Kabbalah offers a feminist reinterpretation of an intriguing Hebrew prophet.
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