Books

The Big Jewcy: Sara Marcus – Riot Grrrl Historian/Author

The Big Jewcy: Sara Marcus – Riot Grrrl Historian/Author
By June 1, 2011

Everybody has fawned over Sara’s book “Girls to the Front: The True Story of the Riot Grrrl Revolution.” Everybody including us. Read More

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The Big Jewcy: Emma Straub – Novelist, Bookseller, Baker

The Big Jewcy: Emma Straub – Novelist, Bookseller, Baker
By June 1, 2011

There are nearly a million reasons to like Emma Straub. We will focus on her writing. Read More

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Exclusive Trailer Premiere For “Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness”

Exclusive Trailer Premiere For “Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness”
By May 19, 2011

Jewcy premieres the trailer for a film that profiles one of the greatest names in the history of Jewish literature, Sholem Aleichem Read More

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Philip Roth Helps Jews To Repeat Man Booker Awards

Philip Roth Helps Jews To Repeat Man Booker Awards
By May 18, 2011

Philip Roth is so close to being the Michael Jordan of writers that it isn’t even funny at this point. Read More

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Rewriting Edith Wharton’s Jew

Rewriting Edith Wharton’s Jew
By May 17, 2011

Taking a new look at a Jew from the Gilded Age. Read More

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From Jew To Muslim In “The Convert”

From Jew To Muslim In “The Convert”
By May 16, 2011

What drives a young Jewish woman to leave New York City, convert to Islam, and embrace life in a foreign country? Deborah Baker’s new book explores this question. Read More

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Jews Love Dystopia

Jews Love Dystopia
By May 4, 2011

Albert Brooks adds a book to the Jewish bleak situation canon. Read More

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Lower East Side Artist, Ira Cohen: 1935-2011

Lower East Side Artist, Ira Cohen: 1935-2011
By April 28, 2011

This past Monday a most thought-provoking and remarkable poet and visual artist, one of the last few greats of the Lower East Side Avant-Garde 60s Beatnik scene, quietly sneaked out–by the back door–of the great theater of life. Read More

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