The Corset Maker News

A review from the Historical Novel Society

“The world is a hard place, violent and dangerous. Annette Berkovits’s corset maker, Rifka Berg, has reason to ponder this question for all of us: Why, when we would rather create beauty, raise our children, and live in peace, are we forced to take up arms and kill for our very survival?” Read the full review

A major European publisher, Amsterdam Publishers, released Annette’s novel The Corset Maker on March 8, 2022 in celebration of The International Women’s Day. The book was released in English in many countries. Please check back for updates about book launch events and appearances.

A book launch event occurred March 8th, 2022 at New York’s famous Broadway store The Town Shop.


Featured Media Appearances

Maureen Langan Interview/podcast: Hangin’ With Langan
(or listen on Apple, Spotify, iHeart, Google, Facebook)

Lilith Magazine Interview

Yiddish Book Center, MA interview


Bob Cudmore/ The Historians

Book Q & A’s with Deborah Kalb

Writers’ Voices

Event Galleries

Pre launch party celebrating the release of The Corset Maker novel in New York

March 8, 2022 – the official release date coincided with the International Women’s Day because the novel celebrates three courageous women. The launch was hosted by The Town Shop on Broadway in New York; an institution specializing in corsets and lingerie

May 19, 2022 – Book Club discussion of The Corset Maker at the Beth El Temple in Rye, New York

Happy readers of The Corset Maker