Pulpless Fiction

Michael Chabon’s new novel Telegraph Avenue is typically stylish, but overwritten

Bloodlines

Ellen Ullman’s new novel pushes a psychoanalyst, a patient, and a mysterious eavesdropper back to their traumatic roots—in the Holocaust

Children’s Books

Elie Wiesel’s Night and Jerzy Kosinski’s The Painted Bird established the child’s perspective as a useful lens for confronting the Holocaust

Easy Call

A case for Walter Mosley’s inclusion in the American Jewish literary canon

Groupies

Eavesdropping on a book-club meeting and lamenting the unloved life of a writer

Man Out of Time

Discussing ‘The Frozen Rabbi’ with author Steve Stern, who’s stuck in the Jewish past

Sundown: The Freeze Thaws

Plus, making gelt, and bruchot for Beckham?

Converts

Daniel Levin and Austin Ratner could have been professionals; instead they became novelists

Guilt By Association

A novelist reflects on what it means to be a Jewish writer

The Village

A young German reinvents the Holocaust novel

What I Am Going to Write This Summer

Time has arrived to rock the world of fiction

A Death in Books

A son faces the ghosts his father left behind

Shadow Cities

For Andr

Forgotten Women

A novelist brings to life a shameful episode in American history

A Door Opens

The author of Stern remembers his heady first days on the literary scene

Thank You!

Thank you for subscribing to the Tablet Magazine Daily Digest.
Please tell us about you.