Inside the Hornet's Head: An Anthology of Jewish American

Inside the Hornet's Head: An Anthology of Jewish American Writing When compiler Jerome Charyn first read Saul Bellow s The Adventures of Augie March, a world of letters opened up to him It was his first exposure to the full potential of language, rendered breathlessly In those pages he felt the terror and delight and buzz and ceaseless clatter of the inside of a hornet s head Here, he shares with us nineteen stories, including one from Augie March, that evoke similar feelings of passion and pain and joy Selected from some of America s most celebrated Jewish writers, as well as a few lesser known ones, Inside the Hornet s Head is a moving, daring, appealing, and indispensable work

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