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The Weekly Yiderati: Virginia Woolf’s Rebbe, The Maus Legacy, Tony Judt, And So Much More For Book Nerds

The Weekly Yiderati: Virginia Woolf’s Rebbe, The Maus Legacy, Tony Judt, And So Much More For Book Nerds
By February 3, 2012

Our weekly roundup for book nerd news is pretty full this week. Read More

Reviewed: Deborah Jiang Stein’s “Even Tough Girls Wear Tutus”

Reviewed: Deborah Jiang Stein’s “Even Tough Girls Wear Tutus”
By January 31, 2012

Stein, adopted by white academic Jewish parents, finds out that her biological mother, a heroin addict, gave birth and weaned her for a year in prison. Read More

The Weekly Yiderati: Welcome To Award Season

The Weekly Yiderati: Welcome To Award Season
By January 27, 2012

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…if you’re into book awards and new Leonard Cohen albums. Read More

The Hope And Tragedy Of Shalom Auslander

The Hope And Tragedy Of Shalom Auslander
By January 23, 2012

Everything you ever wanted to know about the controversial writer but were afraid to ask in one interview. Read More

The Weekly Yiderati – Shteyngart’s Tweets, Ben Marcus’ Wordless Musics, Simon Rich Shouts & Murmurs, And More

The Weekly Yiderati – Shteyngart’s Tweets, Ben Marcus’ Wordless Musics, Simon Rich Shouts & Murmurs, And More
By January 20, 2012

Our weekly roundup of all things literary because we’ve been told that Jews like books. Read More

Welcome Back Cohen

Welcome Back Cohen
By January 17, 2012

Old Ideas, means a new Leonard Cohen album. Read More

Shul Hopping: A Single Man In The Land Of The Married

Shul Hopping: A Single Man In The Land Of The Married
By January 13, 2012

It ain’t easy being a single Jew in among the married crowd. Read More

Reviewed: Jeff Oliver’s “Failure To Thrive”

Reviewed: Jeff Oliver’s “Failure To Thrive”
By January 11, 2012

Jeff Oliver in his debut novel, Failure to Thrive, throws a hail-mary pass that lands, beautifully, in the arms of the readers. Read More