Jewish Writers

“The Job of a Novelist is to Talk About the Difficult Thing”

“The Job of a Novelist is to Talk About the Difficult Thing”
By April 23, 2015

A Q&A with Elisa Albert, author of the new novel ‘After Birth’ Read More

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Shelly Oria’s Assured, Unnerving Short Stories

Shelly Oria’s Assured, Unnerving Short Stories
By January 12, 2015

In “New York 1, Tel Aviv 0,” Israeli expats traverse fantastical worlds filled with unrequited love and lust. Read More

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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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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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New Writing From Jonathan Safran Foer… On Chipotle Cups

New Writing From Jonathan Safran Foer… On Chipotle Cups
By May 15, 2014

Stuck without reading material at Chipotle one day (“I really just wanted to die with frustration”), inspiration struck. Read More

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We’ll Miss You, E.L. Konigsburg

We’ll Miss You, E.L. Konigsburg
By April 23, 2013

Writer of beloved children’s book ‘The Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler’ dies at 83 Read More

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My Jewish Sense of Humor

My Jewish Sense of Humor
By April 10, 2013

Austin Ratner on how comedy in the face of tragedy shapes his new novel, ‘In the Land of the Living’ Read More

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Culture Kvetch: Philip Roth’s Victory Lap

Culture Kvetch: Philip Roth’s Victory Lap
By March 25, 2013

A new documentary about the 80-year-old reveals a writer still very much obsessed with death Read More

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