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The Daemon in Mr. Bloom

The great critic’s sparkling new tour of American literature illuminates the sublime life of books

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Master Critic Harold Bloom Likes This Poet. A Lot.

The great Yale literary scholar introduces new poetry by Peter Cole, in ‘The Invention of Influence’

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Remembering Poet John Hollander, 83

‘Uncle John’ was a lifelong friend of Harold Bloom—and a mentor to me

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Harold Bloom Is God

A conversation about literature, Judaism, and the Almighty with the great Yale literary critic

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Angels in Judaica

Jews’ interest in angels dates back millennia—as the Israel Museum’s ‘Divine Messengers’ exhibit attests

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Last Acts: The Swan Songs of Harold Bloom and Philip Roth

In the final phase of his literary life, Harold Bloom, like Philip Roth, refuses to relinquish his vitality

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Sundown: Iran and Qaeda in Cahoots?

Plus, Keret’s thin abode, Facebook won’t delete denial pages, and more

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Sundown: Defiant Syrians Continue Protests

Plus the Auschwitz abortionist, a Hillary-less Sit Room, and more

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On the Bookshelf

Literary lives: as the Seder nears, books by tale-tellers, praiseworthy and otherwise

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High Anxiety

Faced with a story I wanted to start but felt certain I couldn’t, I turned to the literary gods. Now Harold Bloom owes me $213.27.

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Jacobson’s Politics and England’s Jews

Intellectual skywriting with James Wood, Harold Bloom, and more!

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Early Sundown: Sukkot Edition

Plus unrest in East J’lem, and more

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Albion’s Shame

In Trials of the Diaspora, Anthony Julius offers an encyclopedic history of English anti-Semitism

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Sundown: Wiesel Torpedoes Madoff Play

Plus pagan burial grounds, and more

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Sundown: Lebanon Is Hummus Champ

Plus YamulKap, ash over Israel, and more

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NYT Becomes Tablet for a Day

Your Sunday reading, Monday

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On the Shekhina’s Wings

A new collection offers four centuries of women’s spiritual literature