Somehow I Am Different

Narratives of searching and belonging in Jewish Budapest

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Local Publishing in Hungary

Somehow I Am Different is now officially available at a local Hungarian publishing house - Underground Kiadó - Szerkesztőség! For all those Hungarians who wanted to own a copy but were troubled by the shipping cost from the US, this is for you! For all those interested in a new cover design and a second copy, this is for you, too.

Feel free to spread the word and to buy your own copy here.

Kirkus' Indie Books of the Month Selection for July!

We are thrilled to learn that Somehow I Am Different has been selected as Kirkus' Indie Books of the Month Selection for the month of July!

Keep an eye out for us in the July Kirkus Reviews magazine, Kirkus Reviews email newsletter, and Kirkus Reviews website.  

Thank you for the incredible honor, Kirkus Reviews

Day Seventeen of SIAD Blog Tour - Naomi Rosen

On the seventeenth day of the SIAD blog tour, I am proud and excited to share an interview with my dear friend, globe-trotting change-maker, and fellow social worker, Naomi Rosen. Here's what Naomi has to say about Somehow I Am Different and her take on my journey to bring the book to life.

Day Fifteen of SIAD Blog Tour - Jill Shah

Jill Shah, inspiring Northwestern alum, change maker and globe trotter, shares today with the SIAD blog tour about her own search for identity and the continuing nature of that process.

Thank you for sharing your story with us, Jill! Check out her post here.

If you are interested in reading Somehow I Am Different, grab your own copy on Amazon today!

A New Play on Contemporary Budapest

The Flea Theater announced 3 plays for Spring 2016, one of which is about the very community that Somehow I Am Different features. Congratulations to Sarah Gancher, I can't wait to see your play about the exuberant community of artists and activists in contemporary Budapest who are plagued by their oppressive government. Who's with me?

Read more about this year's picks!

Somehow I Am Different's first chapter is alive!

This morning published the story of Ádám, angsty teen turned reflective, inspiring young man. Meet Ádám and learn more about his tale here.

Thank you, JewSchool! It has, as always, been a pleasure working with you.

Stay tuned for more chapters, teasers and updates on the happenings of Somehow I Am Different! For additional live news, follow us on Facebook.

Alyssa appears on!

The Somehow I Am Different team is excited to share that published Alyssa's Op-Ed piece called "Hope for Syrian Refugees" this morning!

Check out and Alyssa's article about the treatment of refugees in Hungary and how it mirrors the treatment of Jews during WWII here!

Thanks, Jewschool, and cheers to a new partnership!

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