Six Memos from the Last Millenium: A Novelist Reads the Talmud

Book cover design


6 × 9 inches
Hardback cloth with dust jacket
University of Texas Press
Spring 2016


Novelist Joseph Skibell studies the Talmud and connects scattered narrative structures into six “memos” that impart historic knowledge for a contemporary audience. The cover design is a simple but poignant solution that conveys a sense of oral tradition and history with a modern flare.