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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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Weekly Yiderati: Cynthia Ozick Gets Dissed And Interviewed, Saul Bellow’s Girlfriend Yetta, Jumbo Lexicons And More

Weekly Yiderati: Cynthia Ozick Gets Dissed And Interviewed, Saul Bellow’s Girlfriend Yetta, Jumbo Lexicons And More
By November 18, 2010

Our weekly literature links include Cynthia Ozick having a new book out, Saul Bellow’s letters getting reviewed, Jonathan Safran Foer’s new “cut up” book and more. Read More

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The Future Of Publishing Is Totally Okay: An Interview With Richard Nash

The Future Of Publishing Is Totally Okay: An Interview With Richard Nash
By November 18, 2010

While everybody is talking about the “death of print” and “the death of publishing,” Richard Nash is coming up with visionary ideas to save the industry. Read More

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Jonathan Franzen And Lori Moore Visit A Jewish Holy Site

Jonathan Franzen And Lori Moore Visit A Jewish Holy Site
By November 17, 2010

A Jewcy writers makes the pilgrimage to a Jewish holy site to see Jonathan Franzen and Lori Moore. Read More

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Harry Potter Is Dead And Buried In Israel

Harry Potter Is Dead And Buried In Israel
By November 16, 2010

The tombstone of a British soldier who was killed in action in 1939, when England controlled Palestine, has become a huge tourist attraction for the Israeli town of Ramle. Read More

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Top Ten Favorite Examples Of Kafkaesque

Top Ten Favorite Examples Of Kafkaesque
By November 15, 2010

It seems these days that people think they can apply the term “Kafkaesque” to just about anything. We found out ten favorite examples. Read More

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Reviewed: “The Road” By Vasily Grossman

Reviewed: “The Road” By Vasily Grossman
By November 15, 2010

Inspired by Chekhov and admired by greats like Pushkin and Babel, Grossman’s work could almost be mistaken as an influence post-World War 2 nonfiction luminaries like Joan Didion and Norman Mailer — if only his work would had been translated earlier. Read More

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Bernie Madoff: Total Prick, Good Taste In Books

Bernie Madoff: Total Prick, Good Taste In Books
By November 12, 2010

Not sure you’re headed to Midtown Manhattan for the Bernie Madoff auction today, but in case you are, keep an eye out on the library that’s being sold en bloc, that includes books by some good names like Philip Roth … Read More

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