Books

Anti-Semites I Really Like: Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Anti-Semites I Really Like: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
By November 11, 2010

Today is Dostoyevsky’s birthday. We wish that he didn’t hate Jews in his lifetime. Read More

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Can’t Wait To Read An Abandoned Michael Chabon Novel

Can’t Wait To Read An Abandoned Michael Chabon Novel
By November 10, 2010

Not to sound like a goonish fanboy, but I’m more excited to read 4 chapters of work which Michael Chabon deemed unworthy of publication in 1992, than I am to read just about anything else coming out in the next … Read More

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Reviewed: Anne Frank: The Anne Frank House Authorized Graphic Biography

Reviewed: <i>Anne Frank: The Anne Frank House Authorized Graphic Biography</i>
By November 9, 2010

Anne Frank’s mark in expanding the Holocaust experience to outsiders has been taken a step further this fall in the release of a new publication. Read More

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Authors In Conversation: Ben Greenman And Elif Batuman

Authors In Conversation: Ben Greenman And Elif Batuman
By November 8, 2010

Ben Greenman and Elif Batuman are not from the school of thought that Russian literature has to be all dark and gloomy. In this exclusive video, we sit down with the two authors. Read More

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Battle Of The Big Jewish Books: Joshua Cohen Vs. Adam Levin

Battle Of The Big Jewish Books:  Joshua Cohen Vs. Adam Levin
By November 8, 2010

Joshua Cohen reviewed Adam Levin’s “The Instructions” for the New York Times Sunday Book Review. Nothing strange about that, except Cohen wrote a really big book about Jews and so did Levin. Did things get awkward? Read More

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The Weekly Yiderati: Justin Taylor, Norris Church Mailer, Howard Jacobson, Pre-Beard Ben Greenman and More

The Weekly Yiderati: Justin Taylor, Norris Church Mailer, Howard Jacobson, Pre-Beard Ben Greenman and More
By November 4, 2010

This week in our literary roundup: Justin Taylor bids adieu to HTML GIANT, Norman Mailer’s widow talks about the wife of another dead writer, Ben Greenman: Pre-beard, the best list of “best of lists” and more Read More

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A Dilemma Bigger Than Free Pork: A Rambling Review of Abe Foxman’s New Book Jews & Money

A Dilemma Bigger Than Free Pork: A Rambling Review of Abe Foxman’s New Book <i>Jews & Money</i>
By November 4, 2010

Money-grubbing crooks only out for their own kind. An alliance more threatening than the Freemason. Rich, cheap, greedy, controlling, dishonest shysters: Abe Foxman’s new book is a barrel of laughs. Read More

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Commandment 11: Thou Shalt Not Covet Thy Fellow Jews Amazon Ranking

Commandment 11: Thou Shalt Not Covet Thy Fellow Jews Amazon Ranking
By November 3, 2010

Everything was fine. Then I published a book. Not just any book. A book of Jewish cartoons. A book of Jewish humor. Although it’s just over a hundred pages between two pieces of cardboard, don’t tell me it’s not significant. … Read More

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