Crimson-Blooded Americans

In André Aciman’s new Harvard Square, an Egyptian-born Jew and a Tunisian Muslim meet their limits

Uncertain Jew

An Egyptian exile considers Jewish identity—and his own—in a cosmopolitan world. Excerpted from the new essay collection Alibis.

Elsewhere

In the new Alibis, a revealing collection of essays, André Aciman finds in his exiled Egyptian life a quintessential diasporic Jewish identity

The Tablet Haggadah

Writers, artists, and a boxer meditate on the meaning of Passover

On the Bookshelf

Distinguished poets and undistinguished cops

Daybreak: Barack and Bibi, Phone Friends

Reassurances to Israel, Yads for sale, and more from the morning papers

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.

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