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Basket of Apples excerpted in Jewish Tablet Magazine (May 2014)

Tablet, one of the pre-eminent sites for Jewish arts and culture on the internet, has featured a short story from Shirley Faessler’s recently reissued collection, A Basket of Apples: Stories by Shirley Faessler, published in May 2014 by Now and Then Books of Toronto. Tablet.mag published the Faessler story, “The Apple Doesn’t Fall Far From the […]

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Review of Only Yesterday in B’nai Brith Tribune

Excerpts from Allen Manly’s review of ONLY YESTERDAY, from the B’nai Brith Tribune, May 7, 2013. For the full review, please visit Only Yesterday Captures Richness of Jewish Toronto “I was particularly enthralled by the storied life of J.B. Salsberg, which in itself could be a complete book, [and] is indeed intriguing. . . “Speisman […]

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ONLY YESTERDAY, by Kayfetz & Speisman, hot off the press

Toronto-based publisher Now and Then Books is delighted to announce publication of ONLY YESTERDAY: Collected Pieces on the Jews of Toronto by Benjamin Kayfetz and Stephen A. Speisman, a prolifically illustrated book featuring eighteen evocative articles by two notable historians of Toronto’s Jewish community. The pieces in ONLY YESTERDAY focus on Toronto’s old downtown community—the […]

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Toronto Jewish Literary Festival, Monday June 3rd, 2013, 8 p.m.

Toronto-based publisher Now and Then Books is delighted to announce that publisher-editor Bill Gladstone will present a talk at the TORONTO JEWISH LITERARY FESTIVAL on ONLY YESTERDAY: Collected Pieces on the Jews of Toronto by Benjamin Kayfetz and Stephen A. Speisman, newly published in the Spring of 2013. The talk is being co-hosted by the […]

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