Books

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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The Unstoppable Leonard Cohen

The Unstoppable Leonard Cohen
By January 31, 2012

Leonard Cohen releases his 12th album, Old Ideas. The troubadour and poet hasn’t always been popular, but he is always profound. Read More

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Reviewed: Deborah Jiang Stein’s “Even Tough Girls Wear Tutus”

Reviewed: Deborah Jiang Stein’s “Even Tough Girls Wear Tutus”
By January 31, 2012

Stein, adopted by white academic Jewish parents, finds out that her biological mother, a heroin addict, gave birth and weaned her for a year in prison. Read More

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Books About The Old Country

Books About The Old Country
By January 27, 2012

In the event that our Weekly Yiderati didn’t strike your literary fancy, we found another list that might do the trick. Read More

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The Weekly Yiderati: Welcome To Award Season

The Weekly Yiderati: Welcome To Award Season
By January 27, 2012

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…if you’re into book awards and new Leonard Cohen albums. Read More

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