The Frozen Rabbi

In the first installment of our serialized novel, a hot-blooded teenager makes an icy discovery

Harry Potter and the Case of the Syrian Translator

A new law allows Israelis to import books translated in Arab world

Tablet’s Kirsch Makes Forward 50

‘This century’s first pre-eminent Jewish man of letters’

Jews Lose Nobel Prize

Literature award goes to Herta Mueller, not Oz or Roth

Writer’s Heirs Duke It Out

Ferenc Molnar was a Hungarian Jewish novelist

Today on Tablet

Boris Pasternak, funky sweaters, Jewish-Cuban fusion

Knesset Story Time

Parliamentarians read, ideologically

The Paragraph That Changed My Life

On Yaakov Shabtai’s Past Continuous

American Psyche

Philip Roth’s latest protagonist—a teenager—has some adjustment issues

Follow the Goat

Why the Israeli writer S.Y. Agnon still matters

The Village

A young German reinvents the Holocaust novel

French Press

American novelist Jonathan Littell has snared France’s top literary prizes

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