Books

Judy Blume’s Holocaust Fiction

Judy Blume’s Holocaust Fiction
By February 16, 2012

Judy Blume’s 35-year-old classic Starring Sally J. Freedman as Herself avoids the main problem of Holocaust fiction: sanctification. Read More

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Chabon On The Screen

Chabon On The Screen
By February 14, 2012

Michael Chabon may finally score a hit as a screenwriter for Disney’s new sci-fi flick John Carter. But will success in Hollywood ruin his fiction? Read More

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Riot Boyyy

Riot Boyyy
By February 10, 2012

Author Kevin Sampsell on how the Riot Grrrl movement inspired him. Read More

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The Weekly Yiderati

The Weekly Yiderati
By February 10, 2012

This week: From the birthday of Philip Glass to essays in The Believer, we’ve got you covered. Read More

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Jewcy Interviews: Ben Marcus On “The Flame Alphabet”

Jewcy Interviews: Ben Marcus On “The Flame Alphabet”
By February 9, 2012

In his latest book, “The Flame Alphabet,” Ben Marcus imagines a world where the voices of children kill. We talk to him about how it’s his most conventional work to date. Read More

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The State Of The Jewish Novel

The State Of The Jewish Novel
By February 8, 2012

Adam Kirsch uses Nathan Englander as a jumping off point to neatly talk about the Jewish novel past and future. Read More

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Hooch Jews

Hooch Jews
By February 7, 2012

Jews and Booze, a fascinating new history of Prohibition-era bootleggers, barmen, rabbis, and cops, picks up where HBO’s Boardwalk Empire leaves off Read More

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The Weekly Yiderati: Virginia Woolf’s Rebbe, The Maus Legacy, Tony Judt, And So Much More For Book Nerds

The Weekly Yiderati: Virginia Woolf’s Rebbe, The Maus Legacy, Tony Judt, And So Much More For Book Nerds
By February 3, 2012

Our weekly roundup for book nerd news is pretty full this week. Read More

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