Idel, Moshe; Absorbing Reflections: Kabbalah and Interpretation. With forward by Harold Bloom. A book on the interpretation of Kabbalah by the winner of the 1989 National Jewish Book Award. Also voted winner of the annual Best Book award in the religious category, by Present Tense Magazine.

Kimmel, Eric A; The Chanukah Guest. A youth book.

Secrest, Meryl; Somewhere for Me: A Biography of Richard Rogers. Rogers, a Jewish composer, lived from 1902 to 1979. Meryl Secrest has also written biographies on Stephen Sondheim, Leonard Bernstein, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Salvador Dali.

Weiss, Raymond L with Charles Butterworth; Ethical Writings of Maimonides. A comprehensive overview of Maimonides’ thought.  Includes natural and secular law and their relation to religious authority, revelation and reason in the sphere of ethics, and Maimonides’ views on the Messianic era.