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Beyond Longing

Andre Aciman takes up the motifs explored in his memoir—desire, home, and memory—in a steamy debut novel, Call Me by Your Name.

Loudmouth

Aline Kominsky Crumb tells all

Spoils of War

Importing dates, Iraqi-style

Operation Shylock

F. Murray Abraham tackles theater’s most vexing villains

La Nona Kanta

Flory Jagoda sings the songs of her great-great-great-great-great grandparents

Blade II and Fried Rice

Christmas Eve for those who have nowhere else to be

From Brooklyn to Beverly Hills

Growing up Jake Fuchs thought of his father as a screenwriter. At 12, he discovered otherwise.

Belief Net

Nelly Reifler is casting about for answers to eternal questions

Trip to Bountiful

Sensory overload kicks in on a tour through a kosher food convention

Minstrel Show

Parodies that make us cringe today used to make people roar. A music critic discovers Abie Cohen, the Jewish version of Aunt Jemima.

Table Talk

Cooking with Claudia Roden

Laughing Out Loud

Adam Gopnik follows the yuks from Groucho to his 12-year-old son

Across the Great Divide

Jeffrey Goldberg goes the distance from an insecure boyhood on Long Island to the muscularity of military policehood in Israel

Paper Trail

In bidding on a batch of stamps, Reinhard Kaiser unearthed the story of an ill-fated wartime romance

All the Right Moves

A chess amateur shows how the game has mesmerized through the ages

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