Erika Dreifus

year in books
Ron Cha...
1,211 books | 3,457 friends

Carole ...
1,533 books | 302 friends

Zhanna
232 books | 100 friends

Roxane
1,135 books | 5,001 friends

Joe Kraus
532 books | 147 friends

Sara
1,646 books | 606 friends

Joshua
557 books | 43 friends

Mitchel...
38 books | 2,451 friends

More friends…

Erika Dreifus

Goodreads Author


Born
in Brooklyn, New York, The United States
Website

Twitter

Genre

Member Since
June 2010

URL


Erika Dreifus's latest book (and first poetry collection) is titled Birthright, published by Kelsay Books in November 2019.

Erika is also the author of a story collection, Quiet Americans, which was published by Last Light Studio and named a 2012 Sophie Brody Medal Honor Title (for "outstanding Jewish literature"). The book was also recognized as a Top Small-Press Book (Shelf Unbound) and Notable Book (The Jewish Journal) for 2011.

Quiet Americans is largely inspired by the experiences and stories of Erika's paternal grandparents, German Jews who immigrated to the United States in the late 1930s, and by Erika's own identity as a member of the "third generation." Portions of proceeds from sales of Quiet Americans are being donated to The Blue
...more

Average rating: 4.26 · 236 ratings · 73 reviews · 7 distinct worksSimilar authors
Quiet Americans

4.38 avg rating — 120 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Birthright

4.81 avg rating — 21 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
Free Expression: 101 Fee-Fr...

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2003
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Creative Writing MFA Ha...

by
really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 255 ratings — published 2005 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Charterhouse of Parma

by
3.82 avg rating — 14,561 ratings — published 1839 — 669 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Third-Generation Holocaust ...

by
it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 3 ratings4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Workers Write! Tales from t...

by
4.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2009
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Erika Dreifus…

Midweek Notes from a Practicing Writer

Three quick updates from my desk—including the latest spotlight on my BIRTHRIGHT: POEMS.


The post Midweek Notes from a Practicing Writer appeared first on Erika Dreifus.

 •  0 comments  •  flag
Share on Twitter
Published on September 16, 2020 04:45

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

Erika’s Recent Updates

Erika Dreifus rated a book it was amazing
Irving Berlin, the Immigrant Boy Who Made America Sing by Nancy Churnin
Rate this book
Clear rating
A lovely book, which perhaps hits me in the heart most powerfully for what it says about America at this trying time.
Erika Dreifus wants to read
Jerusalem as a Second Language by Rochelle Distelheim
Rate this book
Clear rating
Erika Dreifus has read
The Unanswered Letter by Faris Cassell
Rate this book
Clear rating
Just finished this remarkable account ahead of an upcoming online book club. Please join us to discuss it! https://www.aju.edu/whizin-center-con... ...more
11621
Erika Dreifus has completed her goal of reading 54 books for the 2020 Reading Challenge!
 
Create your own 2020 Reading Challenge »
Erika Dreifus has read
The Teacher by Michal Ben-Naftali
Rate this book
Clear rating
Road Out of Winter by Alison Stine
" Joe wrote: "Do you know her, Erika? (I think of you as knowing everyone.)"

We've never met in person--just a few virtual exchanges!
"
Erika Dreifus finished reading
Hedy Lamarr's Double Life by Laurie Wallmark
Rate this book
Clear rating
Erika Dreifus wants to read
Just Us by Claudia Rankine
Rate this book
Clear rating
Erika Dreifus finished reading
The In-Betweens by Davon Loeb
Rate this book
Clear rating
Erika Dreifus wants to read
Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi
Rate this book
Clear rating
More of Erika's books…

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
Jewish Book Club: Related Book Clubs 18 31 2 hours, 51 min ago  
E.B. White
“Why did you do all this for me?' he asked. 'I don't deserve it. I've never done anything for you.' 'You have been my friend,' replied Charlotte. 'That in itself is a tremendous thing.”
E.B. White, Charlotte's Web

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
“Adieu, dit le renard. Voici mon secret. Il est très simple: on ne voit bien qu’avec le cœur. L’essentiel est invisible pour les yeux.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Le Petit Prince

34560 Jewish Book Carnival — 1338 members — last activity Sep 10, 2020 09:23PM
This is the GoodReads group for the Jewish Book Carnival, a monthly forum for sharing links and information on Jewish books and the blogs that cover t ...more
153704 Jewish Book Club — 602 members — last activity 2 hours, 51 min ago
For those who share an interest in reading and discussing Jewish books of all sorts. The basic requirement for the books is that they have a Jewish th ...more
204930 The HOLLIS+ Book Club — 36 members — last activity Apr 23, 2018 07:29PM
Book group for members of the HR Class of '91.
62172 BookExpo America — 975 members — last activity May 08, 2020 12:09PM
This is a discussion group for those planning on attending BookExpo 2018 May 31st - June 1st, and BookCon June 2nd-3rd. Feel free to share past experi ...more
25x33 So you love Jewish fiction? — 132 members — last activity Oct 31, 2018 02:05PM
For anyone who loves Jewish fiction, if such a thing exists.
1218 The Next Best Book Club — 21085 members — last activity Sep 17, 2020 03:52PM
Are you searching for the NEXT best book? Are you willing to kiss all your spare cash goodbye? Are you easily distracted by independent bookshops, bi ...more
220 Goodreads Librarians Group — 113197 members — last activity 4 minutes ago
A place where all Goodreads members can work together to improve the Goodreads book catalog. Non-librarians are welcome to join the group as well, to ...more
31471 THE Group for Authors! — 11628 members — last activity 20 hours, 44 min ago
This is a group for authors to discuss their craft, as well as publishing and book marketing.
1005198 Kiddush Book Club — 13 members — last activity Dec 02, 2019 04:32PM
Jessica and Yonit share a l'chaim and schmooze about books. www.jessicarussakhoffman.com/kiddushbookclub
More of Erika’s groups…



No comments have been added yet.