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Ohm Vey: Reissue Of The Kama Sutra Of Haggadot Hits The Spot For Visual Learners

Ohm Vey: Reissue Of The Kama Sutra Of Haggadot Hits The Spot For Visual Learners
By April 21, 2011

The Szyk haggadah might be the coolest looking one ever. Read More

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Apparently, “The Day Of The Locust” Doesn’t Count As A Los Angeles Book

Apparently, “The Day Of The Locust” Doesn’t Count As A Los Angeles Book
By April 6, 2011

Whatever we can do to make sure that Nathanael West’s (born Nathan von Wallenstein Weinstein, pictured above) magnum opus gets the recognition it deserves as one of the quintessential tomes from the City of Angels, let us know and we’ll make it happen. Read More

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Jew Vs. Jew: Jonathan Ames Vs. Jonathan Safran Foer Vs. Gary Shteyngart Vs. Fran Lebowitz Vs. Jonathan Lethem

Jew Vs. Jew: Jonathan Ames Vs. Jonathan Safran Foer Vs. Gary Shteyngart Vs. Fran Lebowitz Vs. Jonathan Lethem
By March 28, 2011

Who is the new face of the Jewish literary world? This pit battle will hopefully figure it out. Read More

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How Joshua Foer Remembers Everything

How Joshua Foer Remembers Everything
By March 21, 2011

Joshua Foer just wanted to write an article on people who try to remember lots of random stuff, but then he became one of them. Read More

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Michael Chabon Sells Show To HBO

Michael Chabon Sells Show To HBO
By March 8, 2011

Move over Boardwalk Empire, Michael Chabon comes to HBO. Read More

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Boroughless Lethem

Boroughless Lethem
By February 17, 2011

The Brooklyn literary community muttered a collective “what a dick” this morning when New York Magazine reported some comments that were made by Jonathan Lethem to the LA Times. Read More

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I Love Crown Heights: How A Chabadnik Became the Neighborhood’s Maven of Literature

I Love Crown Heights: How A Chabadnik Became the Neighborhood’s Maven of Literature
By February 14, 2011

Penina Roth’s Franklin Park Monthly Reading Series is putting Crown Heights on the literary map. Read More

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The 50 Most Essential Works Of Jewish Fiction Of The Last 100 Years

The 50 Most Essential Works Of Jewish Fiction Of The Last 100 Years
By February 9, 2011

From the Kafkaesque to “Everything is Illuminated” and a childhood favorite: the 50 works of fiction by or about Jews that you must check out. Read More

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