Set in post-war Brooklyn, My Name is Asher Lev tells the powerful story of a boy prodigy who must paint at any cost -- against the will of family, community and tradition. It is a luminous portrait of a young artist with a universal theme to follow our passion.
The best-selling novel is considered one of author Chaim Potok's finest works. According to The New York Times Book Review, it is “A novel of finely articulated tragic power…Little short of a work of genius.” The Wall Street Journal states, “Profound in its vision of humanity, of religion, and of art.”
Adapted by Aaron Posner from the novel by Chaim Potok
Mastering the language in "My Name is Asher Lev"