Shirley Jackson’s biographer talks about the American author’s Jewish connections, including a kugel recipe passed down by her mother-in-law
The first novel I ever read was by Herman Wouk. Now, 60 years later, he’s publishing yet another one.
Through her strong female characters, the mega-selling author taught a generation of young women that ambition was sexy
The Moby-Dick author sought spiritual connection on an 1857 Holy Land trip. He found dust and rocks instead.
Eavesdropping on a book-club meeting and lamenting the unloved life of a writer