Hungarian writer György Spiró’s newly translated novel ‘Captivity’ powerfully sets the perils of modern Jewry in Early Christian Rome
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The singular horror of the Holocaust is being lost in exchange for enshrining rare moments of inspiration and universal narratives of suffering
In his 1988 novel Fiasco, Hungarian Nobel laureate Imre Kertész, who died today at age 86, imagines an author exhausted by the Holocaust yet unable to write about anything else
Keret puts the phone down, independent minyanim, and more
The novella ‘Union Jack’ offers Nobel Prize winner Imre Kertész in top form