‘To Rise Again at a Decent Hour’ wrestles with faith, community, baseball, and what it means to refuse to fill your cavities
Screening this week on TCM, Elia Kazan’s film is a remarkable document of a vanished era of American Jewish life
A new gallery show helps reassess the Lithuanian-born artist’s important work—and reveals it as anything but tragic
Beer and loafing in Las Vegas, on the heels of the everyman star of the new stoner man-child comedy ‘Neighbors’
The klezmer punk rockers cover lots of ground on their rollicking new album, ‘Tanz.’ They want you to get crazy to all of it.
In an interview, Rivka Galchen—who has a new collection out this week—channels Kafka, posing complex questions to herself, and us
A conversation with the cartoonist who, in a new graphic memoir, finds humor and pathos in her parents’ last years
An excerpt from ‘The Newton Papers’ reveals the scientist’s long-hidden, anti-rationalist, heretical obsession with alchemy
In his new novel, the great Israeli writer conjures a slow-burn connection between an innocent caretaker and her aging charge
How Alejandro Jodorowsky muddled sci-fi by turning Frank Herbert’s ‘Dune’ into a New Age manifesto
Thousands of Holocaust stories have been published. Many, like ‘Sky Tinged Red,’ are rescued from oblivion by family.