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Jewcy Interviews: Myla Goldberg – Author

Jewcy Interviews: Myla Goldberg – Author
By January 5, 2011

Some writers spend an entire career seeking critical and popular success. For Myla Goldberg, it came early with the success of her book “Bee Season” — and the eventual film adaptation of the novel helped Goldberg score a bestseller with her first try. Her latest novel, “The False Friend,” is another winner. 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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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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Howard Jacobson and Literary Jews that Win and don’t win Awards

Howard Jacobson and Literary Jews that Win and don’t win Awards
By October 13, 2010

Over the last few years, I’ve heard the following ideas thrown around recklessly: The publishing industry is dying. People don’t care about good books anymore. Jews never win book awards/the always hilarious “the people who vote on most literary awards … Read More

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