Stories by John Steinberg



New book – Blue Skies over Berlin

My new novel went on sale last week, really interested to hear what you think. Overview A young German woman moves to London from war-ravaged Berlin in 1956 to start a new life. She takes a new name – Charlotte... Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: Book Review: “Shimon”, the Story of a Talmudic Giant

Written by: Rochel Sylvetsky A book about a gladiator turned Talmudic Sage, which inadvertently shows the greatness of the Torah's attitude to human failings. "Shimon" is the story of the life of third century Talmudic scholar Resh Lakish, whose real... Continue Reading →

John Steinberg’s Interview with Ham & High

Ham & High, Thursday 14th August 2014. "Gladiator who became a sage inspired writer" A first-time author tells Harry Kemble how a chance meeting helped spark his novel. It is not hard to see the reasons why first-time author John... Continue Reading →

Just a minor setback…

Now I had developed those lines into a range of greetings cards, would anyone share my unusual brand of humour? I wondered. The answer after presenting my wares to all and sundry was an emphatic ‘NO!’. They were either too caustic... Continue Reading →

A line for everyday

For me the desire to start writing was more a quest to see my own thoughts in print rather than any hope of making an impression on the literary world. I had always been interested in comedy and I wanted... Continue Reading →

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