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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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Anne Frank Would Have Turned 85 Today

Anne Frank Would Have Turned 85 Today
By June 12, 2014

“Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart.”—Anne Frank Read More

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Boris Fishman on Grandfathers, Russian Hirsuteness, and the Immigrant Experience

Boris Fishman on Grandfathers, Russian Hirsuteness, and the Immigrant Experience
By June 12, 2014

“Russian culture tends to go soulful and deep much more quickly than American culture.” Read More

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