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The Frumkiss Family Business by Michael Wex

Frumkiss Paperback Out Today

My most recent book, The Frumkiss Family Business, comes out today in an easily affordable paperback edition. Perfect for post-Tisha B’Ov presents. Tell your friends. Buy copies for your enemies and make them your friends. Buy as many as you can afford–I’m trying to raise money for root canal work.

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Wex on MENSCHlife

Back in February Wex was interviewed by Doris Epstein on Mensch Life about his new novel The Frumkiss Family Business. If you are reading this blog post in your email – please click on the link to see the video. Michael Wex appears on Mensch Life from Marilla Wex on Vimeo.

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Jewish Book Council Blog

Wex has done several book tours with the Jewish Book Council and all this week he will be blogging for them. Find out how The Frumkiss Family Business was born and what it’s really like to be a Jewish writer and Yiddish expert. You can read the first entry entitled Birth of a Family Business […]

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Ottawa Jewish Bulletin reviews Frumkiss

Mike Regenstreif presents a considered and very favourable review of The Frumkiss Family Business in the Ottawa Jewish Bulletin. Imagine suddenly finding out that a defining aspect of your identity was not what you thought it was all your life – that you weren’t really who or what you thought you were. That’s what happens […]

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Uptown review of “The Frumkiss Family Business”

I don’t know what it is about Winnipeg, but they sure do love The Frumkiss Family Business. Not that I’m complaining, you understand – we’re thrilled! Uptown, Winnipeg’s online resource for the arts, entertainment and news, has produced a carefully considered, well-written and (all-importantly) overwhelmingly positive review of the book. It was written by Quentin […]

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Michael Wex on the Jewish Comic Novel

Recently Wex was interviewed by Emily Landau for the Arty Semite blog in The Forward. These are the results. Michael Wex is best known for his acerbic, authoritative books on Yiddish language and culture, but in this fall’s The Frumkiss Family Business he has turned his attention to fiction. The sprawling novel is a farcical […]

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