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Anne Frank Gets Sexified…And That’s Okay

Anne Frank Gets Sexified…And That’s Okay
By December 9, 2010

If you believe the British press, the new novel Annexed by Sharon Dogar is a XXX parody of The Diary of Anne Frank, a heated-up redux of the story we all know. We defend it. Read More

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Jami Attenberg Wins Jewish Literary Vigilante Of The Year

Jami Attenberg Wins Jewish Literary Vigilante Of The Year
By December 8, 2010

Since we’re fans of both vigilante justice and Jami Attenberg, we are going to follow up the award she got from the Village Voice last night with the first Jewish Literary Vigilante of the Year award. Read More

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Saul Bellow, I.J. Singer and Bruno Schulz: Revisited

Saul Bellow, I.J. Singer and Bruno Schulz: Revisited
By December 7, 2010

Three Jewish authors see their works re-released or reassessed in 2010. Read More

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Paul Auster Meets Gilmore Girls In This Review Of “Sunset Park”

Paul Auster Meets Gilmore Girls In This Review Of “Sunset Park”
By December 2, 2010

Reviewer attempts to discuss new book by her favorite author, ends up talking about Gilmore Girls. Read More

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Howard Jacobson And The Last Of The Great Hanukkah Pieces

Howard Jacobson And The Last Of The Great Hanukkah Pieces
By December 1, 2010

Now that we’ve added the British perspective, where do we have to go from here? Is there any more good Hanukkah material out there, or has the oil run out? Read More

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If You Write A Fake Holocaust Memoir, You Will Probably Get Ten Million Dollars

If You Write A Fake Holocaust Memoir, You Will Probably Get Ten Million Dollars
By November 30, 2010

The ghostwriter of the fake Holocaust memoir “Misha: A Mémoire of the Holocaust Years,” is gonna be rich. Read More

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Reviewed: “The Word Made Flesh: Literary Tattoos from Bookworms Worldwide”

Reviewed: “The Word Made Flesh: Literary Tattoos from Bookworms Worldwide”
By November 24, 2010

You might be a good Jew who doesn’t want tattoos, but you can still admire this book of skin art inspired by literature. Read More

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Shalom Auslander Continues To Do His Self-Hating Jew Thing

Shalom Auslander Continues To Do His Self-Hating Jew Thing
By November 23, 2010

Shalom Auslander does a short interview and covers all the bases. Read More

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