A chess amateur shows how the game has mesmerized through the ages
In The Lost, Daniel Mendelsohn excavates some unsettling truths about brotherhood, betrayal, and the Book of Genesis.
What happens when a secular Jewish feminist immerses herself in the world of Evangelical Christians
Naomi Alderman takes on Britain’s Jews
Miriam Katin makes her own Holocaust comic book
Everyone made fun of little Gary Shteyngart. Now it’s his turn.
Etgar Keret on death, optimism, and the virtues of confusion
Hosting out of towners having abortions is the most direct, intimate mitzvah I’ve ever had the privilege to perform
Jonathan Rosen talks about the tortured vision of Henry Roth. With a reading from Call It Sleep.
Essayist David Shields considers how sports loyalty is the new American religion