- Schocken Books
Schocken Books ("Schocken Verlag") is a
publishingcompany that was established in Berlinwith a publishing office in Praguein 1931 by the Schocken Department Storeowner Salman Schocken. It published the writings of Martin Buber, Franz Rosenzweig, Franz Kafkaand S. Y. Agnon, among others.
After being closed by the Germans in 1939, it moved to
Palestineunder the name "Schocken Publishing". In 1945 it moved to New York City.
In 1987 it joined "
Random HousePublishing" where Schocken continues to publish Jewish literary works.
elected Publications in English
* "The Castle"
* "The Diaries 1910-1923"
Letters to Felice"
Letters to Ottla"
Letters to Milena"
* "Letters to Family, Friends, and Editors"
* "The Complete Stories"
* "The Great Wall of China"
* "Dearest Father":Billingual Editions
Parables and Paradoxes"
Letter to His Father" Walter Benjamin
* "Major Trends in Jewish Mysticism"
* "The Messianic Idea in Judaism"
* "On the Mystical Shape of the Godhead"
* "On the Kabbalah and its Symbolism"
* "Zohar: The Book of Splendor"
* "The Promise of Politics"
* "The Jewish Writings"
* "Responsibility and Judgment"
* "Essays in Understanding, 1930-1954"
The Origins of Totalitarianism" Elie Wiesel
* "The Time of the Uprooted"
* "Somewhere a Master"
* "Wise Men and Their Tales
* "The Judges"
* "Legends of Our Time"
* "After the Darkness"
* "And the Sea Is Never Full"
* "The Testament"
* "The Fifth Son"
* "A Beggar in Jerusalem"
* "All Rivers Run to the Sea"
* "The Trial of God"
* The Gates of the Forest"
* "The Town Beyond the Wall"
* "From the Kingdom of Memory"
Nahum Norbert Glatzer
* [http://www.randomhouse.com/schocken/ Schocken] at Random House
*A Conversation about Schocken Books [http://www.archipelago.org/vol5-2/karper.htm]
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