Post­ed by Nao­mi Firestone-Teeter

A New York Times Notable Book of 2012, Nation­al Book Award Win­ner Deirdre Bair’s lat­est work (pub­lished by Nan A. Talese) focus­es on the life of Saul Stein­berg, a Jew­ish car­toon­ist and illus­tra­tor best known for his New York­er work, specif­i­cal­ly this cov­er

Orig­i­nal­ly from Lan­cast­er, Penn­syl­va­nia, Nao­mi is the CEO of Jew­ish Book Coun­cil. She grad­u­at­ed from Emory Uni­ver­si­ty with degrees in Eng­lish and Art His­to­ry and, in addi­tion, stud­ied at Uni­ver­si­ty Col­lege Lon­don. Pri­or to her role as exec­u­tive direc­tor, Nao­mi served as the found­ing edi­tor of the JBC web­site and blog and man­ag­ing edi­tor of Jew­ish Book World. In addi­tion, she has over­seen JBC’s dig­i­tal ini­tia­tives, and also devel­oped the JBC’s Vis­it­ing Scribe series and Unpack­ing the Book: Jew­ish Writ­ers in Conversation.