Literature

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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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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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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Book/Real Estate Porn With Ayelet Waldman And Michael Chabon

Book/Real Estate Porn With Ayelet Waldman And Michael Chabon
By April 9, 2014

“The gilded body cast on the wall is of Ayelet during one of her pregnancies.” Read More

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Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet Maxine Kumin Has Died at the Age of 88

Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet Maxine Kumin Has Died at the Age of 88
By February 7, 2014

May her memory—and words—be a blessing. Read More

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Howard Jacobson and Literary Jews that Win and don’t win Awards

Howard Jacobson and Literary Jews that Win and don’t win Awards
By October 13, 2010

Over the last few years, I’ve heard the following ideas thrown around recklessly: The publishing industry is dying. People don’t care about good books anymore. Jews never win book awards/the always hilarious “the people who vote on most literary awards … Read More

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