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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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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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