Search - List of Books by Tova Mirvis
Tova Mirvis is a Newton, Massachusetts novelist. She is a graduate of Columbia College of Columbia University and holds an MFA in fiction writing from Columbia University's School of the Arts. Mirvis ' family has lived in Memphis, Tennessee since 1874 when her German-born grandmother moved there at age two. JBooks.com - Interviews and Profiles: Wandering a Long Way from Home
Total Books: 17
Mirvis came to National attention when her novel, The Ladies Auxiliary, became a best-seller.
Literary critic Morris Dickstein describes Mirvis as part of a young generation of American Jewish novelists engaged in "a persistent search for roots" Nancy Maxwell describes her work as exemplifying the "library as travel" literary experience. Lucy Long holds her up as the paradigm of the fact that "The whole Orthodox world had taken a giant step to the right, and like partnersin a dance, we had followed."