‘Ex-Frum’ vs. ‘Datlash:’ Two Very Different Literary Genres

How a Hebrew acronym gives formerly religious Israeli writers more freedom

Diagnosis Is Not Death

Two new memoirs, Memoir of a Debulked Woman and Fierce Joy, offer inspiring models for coping with illness

Bookends

How serious is our society’s literacy problem? Unless we commit to being serious readers of a shared canon, we might as well stop reading altogether.

Up With Pessimism!

David Rakoff makes the case for an un-American approach to living

In the Rearview

Novelist Darin Strauss talks about living with, and atoning for, a terrible car accident

Eat, Pray, Love Your Brother

The Julia Roberts blockbuster—and the Elizabeth Gilbert memoir it’s based on—get the prayer part all wrong

Madoff Had Affair With Hadassah CFO

She testified against him

Aleph Vet

A glimpse inside the world of Vietnam’s Jewish GIs

Third Life

For Jakov Lind, reinvention was the heart of fiction

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