Jews and Booze

Jews and Booze

Becoming American in the Age of Prohibition

Goldstein-Goren Series in American Jewish History

by Marni Davis

Published by: NYU Press

272 pages, 6.00 x 9.00 in

  • Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781479882441
  • Published: January 2014


  • Hardcover
  • ISBN: 9780814720288
  • Published: January 2012



·       “A provocative study.” – Publishers Weekly

·       “A fascinating, nuanced social history.” – Kirkus

·       “Lively, well-researched, and comprehensive.” – Jonathan D. Sarna, author of American Judaism

·       “Imaginatively conceived, fiercely researched, beautifully written.” – Stephen J. Whitfield, author In Search of American Jewish Culture

·       “Groundbreaking study… deftly blends social and cultural history.” – Tony Michels, author of A Fire in Their Hearts

·       “Engrossing and well-written.” – Jewish Book Council

·        “Thoughtful, instructive, and often insightful.” – The New York Times Book Review

·        “A comprehensive look at a little-discussed historical subject.” – Jenny Hendrix, Forward

·       “Fascinating, academically sophisticated, and superbly written.” – Tablet Magazine

·       “Informative and entertaining.” – Glen C. Altschuler, San Francisco Chronicle

·       “Touches on a most important topic… fascinating work.” – David Geffen, International Jerusalem Post

·       “Interesting, anecdotes, facts and figures… charming history to make the reader thirsty for another round.” – Evan Rail, Times Literary Supplement

“An excellent book… A complex and sophisticated narrative.” – Journal of American History