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HarperCollins Leaves Israel off School Atlas

Update: Publisher pulls book, which was designed for use in the Middle East

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Discovering Toni Morrison

Bob Bernstein, 25 years at the helm of Random House, remembers when publishing was a good business

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The Crack-Up: F. Scott Fitzgerald Might Have Warned ‘TNR’ About Dumb Rich People

Farewell to my beloved magazine, my old and treasured home

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Judy Blume is Publishing a Novel for Adults

Beloved young adult writer’s new book is described as ‘quintessential Judy’

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Four-Letter Words: Why Jews Have Led the Making and Defense of Obscenity in America

Does sexually graphic material help Jewish continuity? ‘Unclean Lips’ argues for the unseemliness of Bruce, Roth, and their ilk.

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My Harold Rosenberg: Saul Bellow Fictionalized My Love Affair—Now Here’s My Version

Three decades after Saul Bellow fictionalized my love affair with the great art critic, it’s time for my version

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Haredi Women’s Lit Explodes

The writers and editors behind the astonishing rise of Orthodox magazines and fiction

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Benzion Netanyahu’s History

The Israeli scholar, and the prime minister’s father, died today in his Jerusalem home. He was my political opposite, but also my teacher and friend.

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Excuses, Excuses

I turned in my book’s manuscript almost a month ago, but my editor doesn’t seem to have read it yet. It makes a writer wonder what he’s doing instead.

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Mistaken Identity

My mother pretended we weren’t Jewish when we moved to the South—but couldn’t resist kvelling over my book about it

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Israeli M.K. Wants Book Bailout

Plan to freeze prices

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A Door Opens

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