American Jewish Fiction, 1892–1972

Wolf, Emma. Other Things Being Equal. Chicago: A. C. McClurg, 1892.

Cahan, Abraham. Yekl: A Tale of the New York Ghetto. New York: Appleton, 1896.

Cahan, Abraham. The Imported Bridegroom and Other Stories of the New York Ghetto. Boston: Houghton-Mifflin, 1898.

Wolf, Emma. Heirs of Yesterday. Chicago: A. C. McClurg, 1900.

Block, Rudolph Edgar. Children of Men. New York: McClure, Phillips, 1903.

Goldsmith, Milton. A Victim of Conscience. Philadelphia: Henry T. Coates, 1903.

Brudno, Ezra S. The Fugitive. New York: Doubleday, Page, 1904.

Bernstein, Herman. Contrite Hearts. New York: Wessels, 1905.

Lazarre, Jacob. Beating Sea and Changeless Bar. Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society, 1905.

Frank, Ulrich. “Simon Eichelkatz” and “The Patriarch”: Two Stories of Jewish Life. Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society, 1907.

Steiner, Edward. The Mediator. New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1907.

Brudno, Ezra S. The Tether. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1908.

Oppenheim, James. Doctor Rast. New York: Sturgis & Walton, 1909.

Canfield, William W. The Sign above the Door. Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society, 1912.

Gratacap, L. P. Benjamin the Jew. New York: Thomas Benton, 1913.

Tobenkin, Elias. Witte Arives. New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1916.

Altman, Addie Richman. The Harmons: A Story of Jewish Home Life. New York: Bloch, 1917.

Cahan, Abraham. The Rise of David Levinsky. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1917.

Ferber, Edna. Fanny Herself. New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1917.

Nyburg, Sidney L. The Chosen People. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1917.

Moore, Bertha Pearl. Sarah and Her Daughter. New York: Thomas Seltzer, 1920.

Ornitz, Samuel. Haunch, Paunch and Jowl. New York: Boni & Liveright, 1923.

Winslow, Thyra Samter. Picture Frames. New York: Knopf, 1923.

Yezierska, Anzia. Salome of the Tenements. New York: Boni & Liveright, 1923.

Spitzer, Marian. Who Would Be Free. New York: Boni & Liveright, 1924.

Yezierska, Anzia. Bread Givers. New York: Doubleday, 1925.

Cohen, Hyman. The Tents of Jacob. New York: R. M. McBride, 1926.

Cohen, Lester. Sweepings. New York: Boni and Liveright, 1926.

Deutsch, Babette. A Brittle Heaven. New York: Greenberg, 1926.

Freedman, David. Mendel Marantz. New York: Langdon, 1926.

Sachs, Emanie. Red Damask. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1927.

Lewisohn, Ludwig. The Island Within. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1928.

Rosenfeld, Paul. The Boy in the Sun. New York: Macaulay, 1928.

Brinig, Myron. Singermann. New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1929.

Dahlberg, Edward. Bottom Dogs. New York: Putnam, 1929.

Drake, Lawrence. Don’t Call Me Clever. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1929.

Levin, Meyer. The Reporter. New York: John Day, 1929.

Cohen, Hyman and Lester. Aaron Traum. New York: Liveright, 1930.

Gold, Michael. Jews Without Money. New York: Liveright, 1930.

Reznikoff, Charles. By the Waters of Manhattan. New York: Charles Boni, 1930.

Ross, Betty. Bread and Love. New York: Modern Books, 1930.

Levinger, Elma Ehrlich. Grapes of Canaan. Boston: Stratford, 1931.

Caspary, Vera. Thicker Than Water. New York: Liveright, 1932.

West, Nathanael. Miss Lonelyhearts. New York: Liveright, 1933.

Ferber, Nat J. One Happy Jew. New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1934.

Fuchs, Daniel. Summer in Williamsburg. New York: Vanguard Press, 1934.

Hecht, Ben. A Jew in Love. New York: Covici Friede, 1934.

Levy, Melvin. The Last Pioneers. New York: Alfred H. King, 1934.

Roth, Henry. Call It Sleep. New York: Robert O. Ballou, 1934.

Slesinger, Tess. The Unpossessed. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1934.

Fuchs, Daniel. Homage to Blenholt. New York: Vanguard Press, 1936.

Fuchs, Daniel. Low Company. New York: Vanguard Press, 1937.

Levin, Meyer. The Old Bunch. New York: Viking Press, 1937.

Rosten, Leo. The Education of H*Y*M*A*N  K*A*P*L*A*N New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1937.

Weidman, Jerome. I Can Get It for You Wholesale. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1937.

Meller, Sidney. Roots in the Sky. New York: Macmillan, 1938.

Steinberg, Milton. As a Driven Leaf. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1939.

Levin, Meyer. Citizens. New York: Viking Press, 1940.

Schulberg, Budd. What Makes Sammy Run? New York: Random House, 1941.

Wolfert, Ira. Tucker’s People. New York: L. B. Fischer, 1943.

Bellow, Saul. Dangling Man. New York: Vanguard Press, 1944.

Seide, Michael. The Common Thread. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1944.

Abzug, Martin. Spearhead. New York: Dial Press, 1946.

Rosenfeld, Isaac. Passage from Home. New York: Dial Press, 1946.

Sinclair, Jo. Wasteland. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1946.

Abzug, Martin. Seventh Avenue Story. New York: Dial Press, 1947.

Bellow, Saul. The Victim. New York: Vanguard Press, 1947.

Levin, Meyer. My Father’s House. New York: Viking Press, 1947.

Popkin, Zelda. Small Victory. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1947.

Trilling, Lionel. The Middle of the Journey. New York: Viking Press, 1947.

Berkowitz, Henry J. Boot Camp. Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society, 1948.

Hobson, Laura Z. Gentleman’s Agreement. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1948.

Mailer, Norman. The Naked and the Dead. New York: Rinehart, 1948.

Abrahams, Robert D. Room for a Son. Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society, 1951.

Angoff, Charles. Journey to the Dawn. New York: Beechhurst Press, 1951.

Popkin, Zelda. Quiet Street. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1951.

Wouk, Herman. Marjorie Morningstar. Garden City: Doubleday, 1955.

Bellow, Saul. Seize the Day. New York: Viking Press, 1956.

Blankfort, Michael. The Strong Hand. Boston: Little, Brown, 1956.

Kaufman, Myron S. Remember Me to God. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1957.

Malamud, Bernard. The Assistant. New York: Farrar, Straus & Cudahy, 1957.

Malamud, Bernard. The Magic Barrel. New York: Farrar, Straus & Cudahy, 1958.

Uris, Leon. Exodus. Garden City: Doubleday, 1958.

Roth, Philip. Goodbye, Columbus. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1959.

Wallant, Edward Lewis. The Human Season. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1960.

Malamud, Bernard. A New Life. New York: Farrar, Straus & Cudahy, 1961.

Rosen, Norma. Joy to Levine! New York: Knopf, 1961.

Wallant, Edward Lewis. The Pawnbroker. New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1961.

Friedman, Bruce Jay. Stern. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1962.

Roth, Philip. Letting Go. New York: Random House, 1962.

Segal, Lore. Other People’s Houses. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1963.

Wallant, Edward Lewis. The Tenants of Moonbloom. New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1963.

Bellow, Saul. Herzog. New York: Viking Press, 1964.

Friedman, Bruce Jay. A Mother’s Kisses. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1964.

Markfield, Wallace. To an Early Grave. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1964.

Gordon, Noah. The Rabbi. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1965.

Malamud, Bernard. The Fixer. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1966.

Ozick, Cynthia. Trust. New York: New American Library, 1966.

Stern, Daniel. Who Shall Live, Who Shall Die. New York: Crown, 1963.

Mirsky, Mark. Thou Worm Jacob. New York: Macmillan, 1967.

Potok, Chaim. The Chosen. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1967.

Neugeboren, Jay. Listen, Ruben Fontanez. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1968.

Popkin, Zelda. Herman Had Two Daughters. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1968.

Neugeboren, Jay. Corky’s Brother. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1969.

Potok, Chaim. The Promise. New York: Knopf, 1969.

Rosen, Norma. Touching Evil. New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1969.

Roth, Philip. Portnoy’s Complaint. New York: Random House, 1969.

Wilchek, Stella. Judith. New York: Harper & Row, 1969.

Bellow, Saul. Mr Sammler’s Planet. New York: Viking Press, 1970.

Field, Ben. Jacob’s Son. New York: Crown, 1971.

Markfield, Wallace. Teitlebaum’s Window. New York: Knopf, 1970.

Doctorow, E. L. The Book of Daniel. New York: Random House, 1971.

Malamud, Bernard. The Tenants. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1971.

Ozick, Cynthia. “The Pagan Rabbi” and Other Stories. New York: Knopf, 1971.

Stern, Daniel. The Rose Rabbi. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1971.

Solomon, Ruth Freeman. The Eagle and the Dove. New York: Putnam, 1971.

Millhauser, Steven. Edwin Mullhouse: The Life and Death of an American Writer, 1943–1954, by Jeffrey Cartwright. New York: Knopf, 1972.

Potok, Chaim. My Name Is Asher Lev. New York: Knopf, 1972.