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VIP Reception at the Helen and Stan Vine Canadian Jewish Book Awards

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The Koffler Centre of the Arts has announced this year's winners of the Helen and Stan Vine Canadian Jewish Book Awards. The winning books, recognized in nine categories and featuring a wide range of Jewish themes and subjects, will be celebrated in a public ceremony on Tuesday, May 27 at the Bram and Bluma Appel Salon at the Toronto Reference Library. This year's host will be Cynthia Good, former President and Publisher of Penguin Canada and Director of Humber College's Creative Book Publishing program. The authors will be available for a book-signing following the ceremony and the books will be available for purchase.

The 2014 winners are:

Holocaust
Ken Setterington, Branded by the Pink Triangle (Second Story Press)

Fiction
Kenneth Bonert, The Lion Seeker (Knopf Canada)

Yiddish
Frieda Forman (editor & author), The Exile Book of Yiddish Women Writers (Exile Editions)

Jewish Thought and Culture
Josh Lambert, Unclean Lips: Obscenity, Jews, and American Culture (New York University Press)

Poetry
Anne Michaels and Bernice Eisenstein, Correspondences (McClelland and Stewart)

Scholarship
Albert Kaganovitch, The Long Life and Swift Death of the Jewish Rechitsa (The University of Wisconsin Press)

Biography/Memoir
Renee Levine Melammed, An Ode to Salonika: The Ladino Verses of Bouena Safatty (Indiana University Press)

Youth
Carol Matas, Dear Canada: Pieces of the Past (Scholastic Canada)

History
Jeffrey Veidlinger, In the Shadow of the Shtetl (Indiana University Press)

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