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House Calls

In an excerpt from his new memoir ‘This Narrow Space,’ pediatric oncologist Elisha Waldman recalls the unique challenges he faced while treating Palestinian cancer patients at Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem

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The Big Q&A

Ep. 120: LGBTQ&A podcast host Jeffrey Masters and Anne Edelstein, author of Lifesaving for Beginners, plus Roy Moore’s ‘Jewish lawyer’

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A Cruel and Elusive Family History

Agata Tuszyńska’s ‘Family History of Fear’ and Ivan Jablonka’s ‘A History of the Grandparents I Never Had’ open old wounds

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The Day My Mother Drowned

You may think you’re prepared for the death of a parent, but you can never really imagine it

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We Are Family

Episode 105: Writer Annabelle Gurwitch on being her elderly mother’s drug mule; plus the creative duo behind the one-man film ‘Wrestling Jerusalem’

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The Smell of Crayons

Lessons from the first day of class on Manhattan’s Upper West Side in the early 1950s

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A Double Life

In an excerpt from a new memoir, the revelation of secrets—secret information from a formerly quiet grandmother

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Thanksgiving in Mongolia Revisited

A miscarriage—and other fateful devastations—in Ariel Levy’s ‘hard-hitting’ new memoir, ‘The Rules Do Not Apply’

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Searching for Poppy’s House

In his memoir ‘A World Erased,’ Noah Lederman travels to Poland, hoping to find the home where his grandfather—a Holocaust survivor—once lived.

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Depression Classic

Daphne Merkin’s alarmingly powerful memoir, ‘This Close to Happy,’ delves into the childhood wreckage and adult emptiness of ‘the process of depression’

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War and Palestine

The great screenwriter remembers a wartime visit to the Holy Land

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At Home in History, and Nowhere Else

Saul Friedländer’s ‘small masterpiece in the literature of the Holocaust’

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Voices From the Children’s House

Yael Neeman’s memoir ‘We Were the Future’ looks back on the bygone days of her kibbutz life

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Summer of My Israeli Soldier

It was supposed to be a romantic summer in Jerusalem. But religion and politics kept getting in the way.

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After Auschwitz

Swedish journalist Göran Rosenberg’s chilling, newly translated memoir, ‘A Brief Stop on the Road From Auschwitz,’ tracks his father’s attempt to survive survival

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To Huntington Station

An excerpt from George Braziller’s ‘Encounters,’ the great independent publisher’s memoir, which brings to life old Jewish East New York, just short of the author’s centennial

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Carrie Brownstein Tells Her Story

The Sleater-Kinney rocker and accomplished actress recently published a memoir, ‘Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl’

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The Scholar and the Survivor

In a compelling new memoir, ‘Reading Claudius,’ Caroline Heller goes in search of her formidable uncle Erich, whose WWII legacy still haunts his descendants

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The Forbidden Food

In this excerpt from his new memoir ‘High Holiday Porn,’ Eytan Bayme remembers tasting something he’d never tried before

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Etgar Keret’s ‘The Seven Good Years’

The Tablet contributor’s new memoir hits the shelves on Tuesday

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A Black Woman Discovers Her Family Tree’s Secret Nazi Roots

In her new memoir, Jennifer Teege learns that her grandfather was notorious concentration camp commander Amon Goeth

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Writing Your Way Out

In conversation with Shulem Deen’s new ‘All Who Go Do Not Return,’ a book that doesn’t give readers everything they want

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Roger Cohen Heads to South Africa To Examine His Family’s Itinerancy and Mental Illness

In a new memoir, the controversial ‘New York Times’ columnist connects dots between dislocation and his mother’s depression

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Remembering the Spot Where People Filled Up on Their Way to the Catskills

‘Stop at the Red Apple’ tells the story behind the iconic roadside restaurant that fed Jewish vacationers for more than 50 years

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‘The Watcher’: What You Leave Behind When It’s Time To Move On

In her new memoir ‘Surrendering Oz,’ Bonnie Friedman visits a cemetery that helps open the door to her new life

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The 22 Most Jaw-Dropping Tidbits in Diane Von Furstenberg ’s New Memoir

The fashion designer’s name-dropping autobiography ‘The Woman I Wanted to Be’ is fascinating, inspiring, and troubling

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Holocaust Diarist’s Photos Found at Estate Sale

Vast photo collection chronicling Mary Berg’s life discovered at local auction

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How an Alabama Doctor Became a Rabbi to His Patients at a Groundbreaking AIDS Clinic

In his memoir ‘Positive,’ Michael Saag warns that our broken health care system is more dangerous than the AIDS epidemic

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The Invisible Synagogue: Facing Jewish History—and My Own—in Croatia

In her memoir ‘The Pat Boone Fan Club,’ Sue William Silverman recalls where she and her Christian boyfriend went their separate ways

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Anxiety Is Not Only a Jewish Disorder, Reveals Brilliant and Compassionate New Memoir

Scott Stossel’s ‘My Age of Anxiety’ does for crippling fears what Andrew Solomon’s ‘The Noonday Demon’ did for depression

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