Coming soon: The Aleppo Codex in paperback

The paperback edition of The Aleppo Codex is due out from Algonquin Books on May 14. It has a new cover, with a lovely image looking out over Aleppo's Old City toward the Citadel, and even a (slightly) different title: ...

Our man in Beirut: The Remarkable Story of Isaac Shushan

From The Times of Israel, April 15 On the day Israel became a country 65 years ago, the young Syrian Jew was in Lebanon as a spy, part of an odyssey that took him from Aleppo to a kibbutz, to war in Palestine and an encounter...

2013 Sophie Brody Medal winner

I was thrilled to be notified today that the American Library Association has awarded The Aleppo Codex the 2013 Sophie Brody Medal for achievement in Jewish literature. It's a unique honor to be recognized by people who love and live books. Many thanks to the ALA...

‘Aleppsky Kodex’

The newly released Czech edition of The Aleppo Codex, published by Pistorius: ...

The Daily Herald review: Laura Wadley

December 16, 2012 The Dead Sea Scrolls we know, but who has ever heard of the Crown of Aleppo, in many respects a more important manuscript? Thanks to Matti Friedman's "The Aleppo Codex: A True Story of Obsession, Faith, and the Pursuit of an Ancient Bible," the...

“Insights and Influence” podcast

On this episode of Insights and Influence, Dave Gordon interviews Jerusalem-based journalist and author Matti Friedman, who recently published The Aleppo Codex: The True Story of Obesession, Faith, and the International Pursuit of an Ancient Bible. In what Friedman describes as a “a true-life detective story,” The Aleppo...