Books

Paying A Shiva Call With Joan Didion

Paying A Shiva Call With Joan Didion
By December 1, 2011

Last night, at the elegant Symphony Space, I attended a mass shiva call for the inimitable, venerable Joan Didion. Read More

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Jewcy Interviews: Mike Edison Talks Dirty! Dirty! Dirty!

Jewcy Interviews: Mike Edison Talks Dirty! Dirty! Dirty!
By November 30, 2011

Mike Edison’s “Dirty! Dirty! Dirty!” reads like the lovechild of Screw Magazine and Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States. Read More

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Adam Kirsch CliffsNotes: Life And Fate

Adam Kirsch CliffsNotes: Life And Fate
By November 30, 2011

We try and boil down a 2000+ word essay by the prominent literary critic into around 200 or less. Read More

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A Jewish New Testament?

A Jewish New Testament?
By November 28, 2011

Two academics served as editors for the first, The Jewish Annotated New Testament Read More

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Etgar Keret Goes To Disneyland Paris

Etgar Keret Goes To Disneyland Paris
By November 22, 2011

With a title like that, how can you not click? Read More

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Jewcy Interviews: Stuart Nadler And The Book Of Life

Jewcy Interviews: Stuart Nadler And The Book Of Life
By November 22, 2011

Stuart Nadler’s debut story collection, The Book of Life, reads more like the work of a seasoned veteran, less a writer publishing his first book. Read More

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Shalom (Auslander) In The Thanksgiving Home

Shalom (Auslander) In The Thanksgiving Home
By November 21, 2011

Thanksgiving means family reunions—for some people. For others, it offers an opportunity to stay home and be grateful for having cut those ties. Read More

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Saul Bass Forever.

Saul Bass Forever.
By November 16, 2011

Using the title sequences of some of Hollywood’s finest as his canvas, Sul Bass managed to revolutionize graphic design in introducing the fourth dimension of time. Read More

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