Joshua Ferris Shortlisted for Man Booker Prize

Former winner Howard Jacobson also in the running for literary award

Wicked Sons: Benjamin Kerstein, Doron Rabinovici, and Norman Finkelstein

Is Jewish rebellion really a form of submission? Two new novels and one political critic examine apostasy.

The Best Little Jewish Publishing House in London

Peter and Martine Halban run England’s most cosmopolitan and finely curated Jewish and Middle Eastern-themed literary press

What Happens When the Myth of the Obedient, Docile Jewish Husband Gets Busted

The Tattler: TV chef Nigella Lawson, tabloid fodder after a public dust-up with art-mogul ad-man hubby Charles Saatchi, is not alone

The Brazen Shlock Salesman Who Became London’s Greatest Modern Art Dealer

An excerpt from the original Tablet Kindle Single ‘The Swag Man,’ by the Man Booker Prize-winner, available from Amazon.com today

Dayenu? Enough Already.

If there were such a thing as a perfect Jewish joke, it might just be ‘Dayenu,’ the Passover punch line that is never enough

Sundown: Unquiet on the Gazan Front

Plus Matisyahu goes blonde, the new ‘New Republic,’ and more

Jews Again Long Shots for Lit Nobel

Syrian poet Adonis favored; Roth at 25:1

Canadian Jew Pick Scores Man Booker Longlist

‘Far to Go’ tells of Czech Jews in the 1930s

Sundown: We Can Talk About It Now?

Plus, a dispatch from the flotilla, the properly sized bagel, and more

Sundown: Palestine Can Be Vetoed

Plus, Winehouse’s life imitates her art, and more

Paddle Tale

In The Mighty Walzer, Howard Jacobson serves up not just the greatest ping-pong novel ever written but a rollicking portrait of mid-century Jewish Manchester

Humorous? Yes. Tragic? Definitely.

An evening with Howard Jacobson

The Unbearable Dumbness of Dreidel

How does this game possibly make any sense?

Daybreak: Iranian Missiles Aren’t All That

Plus Howard Jacobson’s must-read on Hanukkah, and more in the news

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