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How the Epstein Twins Drove Jack Warner Nuts

The Hollywood screenwriting duo behind ‘Casablanca’ and ‘Arsenic and Old Lace’ playfully battled the studio boss over McCarthyism, unions, and Jews

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The Brothers Who Co-Wrote ‘Casablanca’

Writers Julius and Philip Epstein are also forebears of baseball's Theo Epstein

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Never Too Old

The centenarian hero of the forthcoming novel Liebestod enjoys a ménage à six with a rabbi’s wife, a Brazilian bombshell, and a three-legged cat

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Child of His Time

Holocaust survivor Aharon Appelfeld, Israel’s greatest living writer and author of the new Until the Dawn’s Light, retains his capacity for wonder

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On the Bookshelf

The term "post-Holocaust" raises conceptual problems, but a host of new books helps define it by exploring everything from Nazis on the run to Jews on the mend

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