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The Weekly Yiderati: Damn It Feels Good To Be A Funny Jewish Writer

The Weekly Yiderati: Damn It Feels Good To Be A Funny Jewish Writer
By September 15, 2011

Is anthology of funny American writings the most Jewish book of the year? Read More

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Bret Easton Ellis And Hasidic Wigs

Bret Easton Ellis And Hasidic Wigs
By September 13, 2011

We’ve always wanted to combine the writer of Less Than Zero with ultra-Orthodox headwear into one concise title, and our favorite lit mag, The Believer, has made that dream come true with their September issue. Read More

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@MayorEmanuel Gets The Excerpt Treatment

@MayorEmanuel Gets The Excerpt Treatment
By September 7, 2011

The fictionalized Twitter musings of the man who would go on to become America’s favorite Jewish mayor (sorry Bloomberg), written buy a guy who used to put together the world’s best punk magazine, is finally getting the book treatment. Read More

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The Weekly Yiderati: Coco’s Nazi Book, Myla Goldberg’s Tunes, Nabokov And The Jews, And Much More

The Weekly Yiderati: Coco’s Nazi Book, Myla Goldberg’s Tunes, Nabokov And The Jews, And Much More
By September 1, 2011

Nabokov’s embrace of the Jews, Jewish non-fiction, Myla Goldberg picks out some songs, and Coco’s Nazi past in this week’s roundup of news for book dorks. Read More

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Weekly Yiderati: Ben Greenman’s Hurricane Irene Playlist, Neal Pollack, Berlin Books, And More

Weekly Yiderati: Ben Greenman’s Hurricane Irene Playlist, Neal Pollack, Berlin Books, And More
By August 26, 2011

This week in our roundup of news for folks who like books: Ben Greenman gives us some tunes to listen to as the hurricane approaches, Neal Pollack on the good weed in LA, Berlin finally returning library books, and more. Read More

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Anti-Semites I Really Like: H.P. Lovecraft

Anti-Semites I Really Like: H.P. Lovecraft
By August 22, 2011

H.P Lovecraft: Writer of great spooky stories, and a total anti-Semite who we’re going to forgive right here and now. Read More

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The Weekly Yiderati: Single Jewish Media Powerhouses, Grossman’s Soundtrack, Bellow In Chicago, And More

The Weekly Yiderati: Single Jewish Media Powerhouses, Grossman’s Soundtrack, Bellow In Chicago, And More
By August 19, 2011

This week in our roundup of news for people who like books, we’ve got single, Jewish media powerhouses, Sara Marcus writing about her hometown, and Saul Bellow’s city recognizing one of his classics. Read More

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Books For Massive Dorks

Books For Massive Dorks
By August 16, 2011

Right now, I’d guess that Lev Grossman is about the closest thing we have to a fantasy novel god, so if you have an interest in that sort of thing, and you haven’t read all the books on his list of must-reads at Flavorwire, maybe get cracking. Read More

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