The Unthinkable Thoughts of Jacob Green Author:Joshua Braff Jacob Green doesn’t mean to disappoint his father, but he can’t help thinking the most unthinkable (and very funny) thoughts about public-school humiliation, Hebrew-school disinclination, and in-home sex education (with the live-in nanny!). If only his mother hadn’t started college at thirty-six (and fallen for her psychology p... more »rofessor). If only he were more like his rebellious older brother (suspended from Hebrew school for drawing the rabbi in a threesome with a lobster and a pig). If only Jacob could confront his overbearing father and tell him he doesn’t want to sing in synagogue, attend est classes, write the perfect thank-you note, or even live in the same house with Abram Green. But, of course, he can’t. That would be unthinkable.« less
This is probably most enjoyable if you're Jewish (I am) because you "get" all the references, but readable for anyone who enjoys a quick ethnocentric, dysfunctional-family novella... I didn't love it, but not bad.