The Weekly Yiderati: Single Jewish Media Powerhouses, Grossman’s Soundtrack, Bellow In Chicago, And More

This week in our roundup of news for people who like books, we’ve got single, Jewish media powerhouses, Sara Marcus writing about her hometown, and Saul Bellow’s city recognizing one of his classics. Read More

By / August 19, 2011

This week, The Observer unveiled their list of the 50 media power bachelorettes, and there are plenty of Jewish ladies on there (including Big Jewcy Rachel Sklar).


In other Big Jewcy alumni news: Sara Marcus wrote a fantastic essay for n+1.  on her hometown of Washington, D.C.


Lev Grossman talks to Largehearted Boy about the music he wrote The Magician Kings to.  There are approximately 6500 other Lev Grossman related articles floating around out there, but this is the one I’m highlighting this week.


Chicago’s mayor, Rahm Emanuel, is racking up the points with us, announcing Saul Bellow’s classic 1953 The Adventures of Augie March will be his One Book, One Chicago pick.