Books

The Big Jewcy: Chesa Boudin – Left Wing Scion

The Big Jewcy: Chesa Boudin – Left Wing Scion
By June 13, 2011

In the 2004 book Family Circle, Susan Braudy referred to Boudin family as “The aristocracy of the left,” but the family life experienced by Chesa Boudin growing up, was far too sprawling and complex to be so easily summed up. Read More

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The Big Jewcy: Diana Spechler – Author

The Big Jewcy: Diana Spechler – Author
By June 13, 2011

Jewish people eat when they feel sad. Maybe this is a practice we pioneered, but in her latest novel, Skinny, author Diana Spechler gives us the character of Gray Lachmann. Read More

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The Big Jewcy: Dave Zirin – Sportswriting Game Changer

The Big Jewcy: Dave Zirin – Sportswriting Game Changer
By June 10, 2011

Zirin’s book, “Bad Sports: How Owners are Ruining the Games We Love,” is a wake-up call for fans of all sports. Read More

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The Big Jewcy: Nona Willis Aronowitz – Writing, Editing, And Carrying On The Family Tradition (Of Being Brilliant)

The Big Jewcy: Nona Willis Aronowitz – Writing, Editing, And Carrying On The Family Tradition (Of Being Brilliant)
By June 8, 2011

The daughter of a noted author and feminist has made a name for herself in a very short amount of time. Read More

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The Big Jewcy: Rachel Kramer Bussel – Cupcakes And Sex

The Big Jewcy: Rachel Kramer Bussel – Cupcakes And Sex
By June 6, 2011

Rachel Kramer Bussel, a New York City-based writer, has been involved with erotica and the sex literature industries for over 10 years. Read More

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The Big Jewcy: Goldie Goldbloom – Author, Mother, Queer Frum Jew

The Big Jewcy: Goldie Goldbloom – Author, Mother, Queer Frum Jew
By June 6, 2011

Goldie Goldbloom is an author, mother, and a queer frum Jew living in Chicago. Originally from Australia, Goldie spends the majority of her day being a full-time writer and mother. Lots of laundry, and long evenings. She took an hour out of her morning to talk to us about what it means to be a frum, queer Jew. Read More

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The Big Jewcy: Mike Edison – Literary Libertine

The Big Jewcy: Mike Edison – Literary Libertine
By June 6, 2011

We caught up with Mike Edison to talk about his forthcoming book, “Dirty, Dirty, Dirty! Of Playboys, Pigs and Penthouse Paupers, an American Tale of Sex and Wonder.” Read More

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The Big Jewcy: Alina Simone – Rocker And Writer

The Big Jewcy: Alina Simone – Rocker And Writer
By June 2, 2011

Musician and author of “You Must go and Win” gives us a list of her favorite sad Jews. Read More

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