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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.

Shadow Cities

For Andr

Forgotten Women

A novelist brings to life a shameful episode in American history

Loudmouth

Aline Kominsky Crumb tells all

Reefer Madness

When the going gets good, the unfortunate lights a spliff

The Outsider

In Baghdad, Nissim Rejwan distanced himself from other Iraqi Jews. In Israel, he became a fierce advocate for their disappearing culture.

Babylon and On

Naim Kattan’s memoir of his Iraqi boyhood tells a familiar tale: Jews were here. Now they are not.

Slow Fade

A London-born writer travels to Baghdad to find the city that suffused her family’s imagination

A Door Opens

The author of Stern remembers his heady first days on the literary scene

Westward Expansion

Prostitutes, Christian Scientists, cross-dressing teachers

In Case You Missed It – Part 2

Some favorite essays from 2006

French Press

American novelist Jonathan Littell has snared France’s top literary prizes

Queen Bee

Are Jennifer Weiner’s novels bestsellers because

Funny Guys Finish Last

Philip Roth and Bruce Jay Friedman were rising stars in the 1960s. Roth became part of the canon. Friedman became “that guy who wrote Splash.”

The Middle-American Way of Death

A lesson Mitch Albom never learned from Morrie

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