The Laws of Interest and Their Application to Everyday Life and Business By Rabbi Yisroel Reisman (448 Pages)Publisher: Artscroll, 1995
The Torah forbids a Jew to accept or pay interest on a loan from a fellow Jew. Not everything is forbidden, of course, but the laws of ribbis--a more accurate and embracing term than 'interest'--are not only complex, they relate to everyday life in countless ways that the average man or woman never thought of. Hence this pathfinding book. It is thorough, yet practical; detailed, yet clear; scholarly, yet written for the layman as well. It provides copious footnotes, yet its text is thoroughly comprehensible. This book is probably the finest English-language guide ever written on the topic, and surely one of the best in any language.