Harold Bloom Is God

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

Is Roth Really Done?

After crafting dozens of fictional versions of exits and endings, the writer carefully manages his own

Likeness of a Jew

A dispute between novelist Alan Hollinghurst and author Daniel Mendelsohn revives a history of sensitivity to British stereotypes about Jews

The Novelist

Friends and Politics, Part 1: Saul Bellow. The Nobel Prize-winner and I shared a love of literature and of Yiddish, but our friendship was tested by decades-long disagreements over politics.

Seize the Pen

In his essays on the writing life, Michael Greenberg emerges as figure out of Bellow

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