Books

David Bezmozgis on Zionism, Betrayal, and the Legacy of Soviet Jewry

David Bezmozgis on Zionism, Betrayal, and the Legacy of Soviet Jewry
By December 15, 2014

An interview with the author about his new novel, “The Betrayers.” Read More

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Jewish Authors Land on the New York Times’ 100 Notable Books of 2014

Jewish Authors Land on the New York Times’ 100 Notable Books of 2014
By December 2, 2014

And we’ve got interviews with some of them right here on Jewcy. Read More

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New Short Story Collection Explores Tel Aviv’s Dark Side

New Short Story Collection Explores Tel Aviv’s Dark Side
By October 14, 2014

“What could possibly be dark about our sunny city, a city nicknamed ‘The Bubble?'” — Etgar Keret Read More

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Debut Novelist Yelena Akhtiorskaya on Misery, Writing, and Brighton Beach

Debut Novelist Yelena Akhtiorskaya on Misery, Writing, and Brighton Beach
By September 30, 2014

“Russian writers are like Russian people: there’s not a lot of bullshit.” Read More

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Anya Ulinich on Autobiography in Fiction, Drawing, and the Perverse Pleasures of OkCupid

Anya Ulinich on Autobiography in Fiction, Drawing, and the Perverse Pleasures of OkCupid
By September 4, 2014

Q&A with the author of “Lena Finkle’s Magic Barrel” and “Petropolis” Read More

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Graphic Novelist Liana Finck on Yiddish Letters, Teen Angst, and Becoming a Book Person

Graphic Novelist Liana Finck on Yiddish Letters, Teen Angst, and Becoming a Book Person
By July 23, 2014

Q&A with the author of “A Bintel Brief: Love and Longing in Old New York” Read More

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Judy Blume on Censorship, Death Threats, Divorce, and Not Retiring Like Philip Roth

Judy Blume on Censorship, Death Threats, Divorce, and Not Retiring Like Philip Roth
By July 14, 2014

“This is America: we don’t have censorship, we have, you know, freedom to read, freedom to write… we don’t ban books. But then they did.” Read More

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