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Bernie is 83. He really shouldn't try to surf. And Bernie hates Al. And Al hates Bernie.


And Ben misses his son, who stopped talking to him after becoming Orthodox.


And Adele is worried about her grandson.


And everyone is in love with Selma, witty, irreverent, mischievous Selma.


FEISTY OLD JEWS is a comic novel set at a Jewish retirement home in San Francisco, written by beloved San Francisco theater artist Charlie Varon. When will it be published? Soon, I hope!

Charlie Varon's stage work has been called "dazzlingly funny" (SF Chronicle), "a delight" (Washington Post), and "a comic tour de force" (The New Yorker).

Read the beginning of the book.

Read what early readers are saying about Feisty Old Jews.

Read "Why I Wrote This Book."

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