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Author photo. Image from <b><i>In Ameriḳa Moṭl Peysi dem ḥazn's un andere mayśes̀</i></b> (1918) by Sholem Aleichem

Image from In Ameriḳa Moṭl Peysi dem ḥazn's un andere mayśes̀ (1918) by Sholem Aleichem

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3,536 (5,776)885,720 (3.92)130
Tevye's Daughters 242 copies, 4 reviews
Hanukah Money 179 copies, 2 reviews
The Old Country 178 copies, 1 review
The Best of Sholom Aleichem 166 copies, 2 reviews
Tevye the Milkman 149 copies, 3 reviews
Wandering Stars 145 copies, 2 reviews
The adventures of Menahem-Mendl 97 copies, 2 reviews
Inside Kasrilevke (Author; Author) 79 copies, 1 review
Stories and Satires 74 copies, 1 review
Some Laughter, Some Tears 67 copies, 1 review
Marienbad 65 copies
The Tevye Stories and Others 55 copies, 1 review
In the Storm 55 copies
Stempenyu: A Jewish Romance 52 copies, 2 reviews
Song of Songs 47 copies
The Nightingale 33 copies
Jewish Children (Author) 23 copies, 2 reviews
The Bloody Hoax 14 copies
Spekulanten 12 copies
המבול 3 copies
Le dixième homme 3 copies, 1 review
Apysakos 2 copies
Geklibene dertseylungen (Author) 2 copies
The Guest 1 copy
Bandits 1 copy
Motel 1 copy
Ketavim 1 copy
מלה כנגד מלה 1 copy, 1 review
דפים שכוחים 1 copy, 1 review
גענדז 1 copy
בחול ובמועד 1 copy, 1 review
האדל 1 copy
גענז 1 copy
Buon anno! 1 copy
Humoresken 1 copy
De gast 1 copy
The Pot 1 copy
קוואס 1 copy
Chava 1 copy
Fiddler on the Roof [play] (based on his short stories) 528 copies, 19 reviews
Fiddler on the Roof [1971 film] (Stories) 495 copies, 9 reviews
A Treasury of Yiddish Stories (Contributor) 267 copies
A World of Great Stories (Contributor) 221 copies, 4 reviews
Great Jewish Short Stories (Author, some editions) 197 copies, 1 review
The Shtetl (Contributor) 134 copies
The Oxford Book of Jewish Stories (Contributor) 110 copies, 2 reviews
When the Chickens Went on Strike (some editions) 102 copies, 5 reviews
Fiddler on the Roof: Original 1964 Broadway Cast Recording (Original stories) 51 copies, 1 review
Meesters der Jiddische vertelkunst (Contributor) 16 copies

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Sholem Aleichem's pseudonym, meaning "peace be with you," is a common greeting in Yiddish and Hebrew. He's often referred to as the "Jewish Mark Twain" because of the two authors' similar writing styles (and their use of pen names). When Mark Twain heard of this, he reportedly said, "Please tell him that I am the American Sholem Aleichem." Sholem Aleichem and his wife had six children; the American writer Bel Kaufman is their granddaughter.
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