Irene Reti


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

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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What I Learned at Bug Camp: Essays on Finding a Home in the World
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,700. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Categories: Essay » Literature
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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,370. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
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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