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The Weekly Yiderati: Maurice Sendak, Lev Grossman, Deborah Eisenberg, And More

The Weekly Yiderati: Maurice Sendak, Lev Grossman, Deborah Eisenberg, And More
By July 28, 2011

Our weekly roundup of book nerd news includes one of our favorites teaching at an Ivy, Lev Grossman is conflicted, and Woody Allen might have picked his successor… Read More

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Radical Fiction: Vanessa Veselka’s “Zazen”

Radical Fiction: Vanessa Veselka’s “Zazen”
By July 26, 2011

Is a book about radicals the first spark for saving the publishing industry? Wouldn’t that be hilarious? Read More

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The Weekly Yiderati: Jewish Immigrant Novels, Emily Gould’s E-books, Secret Bookstores, And More

The Weekly Yiderati: Jewish Immigrant Novels, Emily Gould’s E-books, Secret Bookstores, And More
By July 14, 2011

Tons of book nerd stuff this week from Emily Gould selling e-books in beta mode, Jewish immigrant novels getting their due, and much more. Read More

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When Writers Argue (Sorta): Paul Auster Vs. Philip Roth

When Writers Argue (Sorta): Paul Auster Vs. Philip Roth
By July 11, 2011

Philip Roth thinks the novel is going extinct, but Paul Auster disagrees. Read More

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The Weekly Yiderati: 128 Years Of Kafkaesque, Celebrating Neil Simon, Emily Gould Selling E-books

The Weekly Yiderati: 128 Years Of Kafkaesque, Celebrating Neil Simon, Emily Gould Selling E-books
By July 7, 2011

This week we celebrate the birthdays of two icons, and toast a new literary venture. Read More

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Tonight In NYC: Ain’t No Party Like A Sholem Aleichem Party

Tonight In NYC: Ain’t No Party Like A Sholem Aleichem Party
By July 6, 2011

A Celebration of Yiddish Literature in honor of the new film Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness by Joseph Dorman. Read More

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A Bissell To A Teaspoon: Preserving Food Memories From A Terrible Time In History

A Bissell To A Teaspoon: Preserving Food Memories From A Terrible Time In History
By July 5, 2011

A cookbook that focuses on the recipes made by Jews during the holocaust may not immediately strike home cooks as a must own manual, but “Recipes Remembered: A Celebration of Survival,” is the attempt to keep these recipes and the stories that surrounded them alive. Read More

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The Weekly Yiderati: Larry David, HBO Shows, And People Talking About Adam Mansbach

The Weekly Yiderati: Larry David, HBO Shows, And People Talking About Adam Mansbach
By June 30, 2011

Larry David writes for The New Yorker, people keep talking about Adam Mansbach, hope for the literary HBO shows, and so much more in this week’s discussion of literary news. Read More

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