Books

Caryn Rose’s Rock’n'Roll Love Letter (In Book Form)

Caryn Rose’s Rock’n'Roll Love Letter (In Book Form)
By October 17, 2011

The author’s debut novel is a rock and roll Frankenstein, brought to life with equal parts fanzine, road tale, and love story. Read More

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The Last Of The Old Jewish Comedians: An Interview With Drew Friedman

The Last Of The Old Jewish Comedians: An Interview With Drew Friedman
By October 10, 2011

We talk to artist Drew Friedman about his final installment of the Old Jewish Comedians series. Read More

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Days Of Awe(some) Books: A High Holiday Reading List

Days Of Awe(some) Books: A High Holiday Reading List
By September 26, 2011

David Foster Wallace, Moby-Dick, and of course some Kafka: This ain’t your typical Rosh Hashanah to Yom Kippur reading list. Read More

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The Weekly Yiderati: Damn It Feels Good To Be A Funny Jewish Writer

The Weekly Yiderati: Damn It Feels Good To Be A Funny Jewish Writer
By September 15, 2011

Is anthology of funny American writings the most Jewish book of the year? Read More

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Bret Easton Ellis And Hasidic Wigs

Bret Easton Ellis And Hasidic Wigs
By September 13, 2011

We’ve always wanted to combine the writer of Less Than Zero with ultra-Orthodox headwear into one concise title, and our favorite lit mag, The Believer, has made that dream come true with their September issue. Read More

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@MayorEmanuel Gets The Excerpt Treatment

@MayorEmanuel Gets The Excerpt Treatment
By September 7, 2011

The fictionalized Twitter musings of the man who would go on to become America’s favorite Jewish mayor (sorry Bloomberg), written buy a guy who used to put together the world’s best punk magazine, is finally getting the book treatment. Read More

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The Weekly Yiderati: Coco’s Nazi Book, Myla Goldberg’s Tunes, Nabokov And The Jews, And Much More

The Weekly Yiderati: Coco’s Nazi Book, Myla Goldberg’s Tunes, Nabokov And The Jews, And Much More
By September 1, 2011

Nabokov’s embrace of the Jews, Jewish non-fiction, Myla Goldberg picks out some songs, and Coco’s Nazi past in this week’s roundup of news for book dorks. Read More

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Weekly Yiderati: Ben Greenman’s Hurricane Irene Playlist, Neal Pollack, Berlin Books, And More

Weekly Yiderati: Ben Greenman’s Hurricane Irene Playlist, Neal Pollack, Berlin Books, And More
By August 26, 2011

This week in our roundup of news for folks who like books: Ben Greenman gives us some tunes to listen to as the hurricane approaches, Neal Pollack on the good weed in LA, Berlin finally returning library books, and more. Read More

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