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The Specifically Jewy Perviness of Harvey Weinstein

The disgraced film producer is a character straight out of Philip Roth, playing out his revenge fantasies on the Goyim

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Seven Jews Who Should Win the Nobel Prize in Literature This Week (But Probably Won’t)

Forget Roth, Oz, or Grossman. Here are the real stars.

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What the Jewish Books in Your Carry-On Tell the TSA About You

Taking a Philip Roth novel on your next flight? You may as well declare there’s a sex toy in your luggage

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Middle-Aged Stalker Professor Writes Lecherous, Funny, Vulnerable Poems

Art, death, sex, and pedagogy, in a new collection of prose poems, ‘My Vibe’

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What to Read This Summer

Tablet staffers share their favorite fiction and non-fiction reads

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Student Becomes Teacher

On ‘Girls,’ Hannah gets a taste of motherhood in an unexpected place

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On ‘Girls,’ Narcissism and Jewish Writers

Hannah gets some unexpected news, Woody Allen and Saul Bellow get name dropped, and Ray confronts his own mortality

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On ‘Girls,’ Hannah Has a Strange Encounter With a Dubious Writer

Clutching a Philip Roth novel, Hannah finds herself in a precarious situation with a disreputable author she admires

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In Defense of Philip Roth

Reconsidering the American Jewish icon as a modern master, not a stereotype

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Philip Roth Fails Yet Another Screen Test

Not even Ewan McGregor can turn the author’s narcissism into a relatable work of art in his adaptation of ‘American Pastoral’

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The Right and Rightful Choice

The decision to award Bob Dylan the Nobel Prize in Literature was a long time coming

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Jonathan Safran Foer’s Nice-Jewish-Boy Fiction

Campus Week: The bestselling writer’s ambitious new ‘Here I Am’ represents the triumph of sentimentality and sincerity over irony and anger, which is a great loss

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Roth’s ‘American Pastoral’ Will Finally Hit the Big Screen

Ewan McGregor directs and stars as Seymour ‘Swede’ Levov, offering audiences a timely, cinematic glimpse into the ‘indigenous American berserk’

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L’Chaim! In Praise of Ostentatious, Vulgar, Nouveau Riche Jews Spending Money Like There’s No Tomorrow

Puritan restraint is fine, if you haven’t been unaccommodated and unwelcome elsewhere for centuries

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Saul Bellow Is Having a Very Quiet Birthday

In defense, and praise, of the champion of personality, for whom Jewishness was simply a fact of life, not an ‘identity’

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The Butcher of Desire; or Imagining Philip Roth

Tablet Original Fiction: Meet Phil the Kosher butcher, non-traditional writing student, counterfactual storyteller, Lothario

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Joshua Cohen Is the Great American Novelist

The Jewish Foster Wallace crosses auto-fiction with hysterical realism, in the energetic and intelligent ‘Book of Numbers’

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Is the Coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers a Philip Roth Character?

To understand David Blatt, think less pick-and-roll and more ‘Portnoy’s Complaint’

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A Trip to the Library

‘This is a report on a library trip to Israel from a bookish girl who is now a bookish old lady’

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The Time of His Time: Letters From Norman Mailer

The turbulent private—and public—affairs of a titanic figure in American Jewish intellectual life

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Signed Roth Books Pull Big Bucks at Auction

Portnoy’s Complaint and American Pastoral raise more than $130,000

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Roth ‘Shocked and Pleased’ Rereading Portnoy

Admits he didn’t realize he’d never be free of its title character

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Philip Roth’s Unquiet Ghost Haunts Young Writers and Makes Everyone Miserable

Alex Ross Perry’s often funny ‘Listen Up Philip’ is as much homage to as critique of the great American writer

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Short Jewish Men, Don’t Sell Your Soles

A new shoe offers some extra height to Jews of shorter stature. But why prey on insecurities and stereotypes to sell footwear?

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Wicked Sons: Benjamin Kerstein, Doron Rabinovici, and Norman Finkelstein

Is Jewish rebellion really a form of submission? Two new novels and one political critic examine apostasy.

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A Map of Jewish Literary New York City

Graphic pinpoints iconic scenes from novels, writers’ homes, and more

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The 13 Worst Jewish Fathers in Literature, From Abraham to Mr. Portnoy

They lie. They cheat. The treat their kids terribly. This Father’s Day, be thankful your own dad is such a mensch.

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Philip Roth Will Appear on ‘The Colbert Report’

Here’s what we imagine their on-camera conversation might look like

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Imagining the Lives of the Jewish Mothers Behind Famous Jews

How Jewish moms might have put their kids on the path to greatness—perhaps unintentionally

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When Mad Men’s Don Draper Reads Philip Roth

The fallen ad man turned to Portnoy’s Complaint on last night’s episode

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