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The Weekly Yiderati: Saul Bellow’s Buddy/Lou Reed’s Teacher, Desks Where Writers Write, Vonnegut, And More

The Weekly Yiderati: Saul Bellow’s Buddy/Lou Reed’s Teacher, Desks Where Writers Write, Vonnegut, And More
By August 11, 2011

Our weekly roundup for book nerds includes Delmore Schwartz, desks where writers make their magic, Vonnegut + Nazis + NPR, and much more. Read More

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Jews: We’re Running This Poetry Game

Jews: We’re Running This Poetry Game
By August 10, 2011

Say hello to the new Jewish poet laureate. Read More

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The State Of Jewish Books…

The State Of Jewish Books…
By August 8, 2011

Things we learned from a Jewish fiction State of the Union article. Read More

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The Weekly Yiderati: Porky Books, Sylvia Plath, n+1 On Sam Lipsyte, And More

The Weekly Yiderati: Porky Books, Sylvia Plath, n+1 On Sam Lipsyte, And More
By August 5, 2011

This week in news for people who really like books: Chicago compares books to pigs…sorta, Sam Lipsyte gets talked about, and a bunch more. Read More

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Some Genes: Shalom Aleichem’s Centenarian Granddaughter Has Still Got Something To Say

Some Genes: Shalom Aleichem’s Centenarian Granddaughter Has Still Got Something To Say
By August 4, 2011

Thank goodness for amazing genetics and innovative drive that have made New York’s local PBS’s illuminating interview with Bel Kaufman possible. Read More

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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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