Remembering Israeli Author Yoram Kaniuk

The 83-year-old novelist died of bone marrow cancer Saturday

Nextbook Press Titles Honored

2011 National Jewish Book Awards announced

Choosing

When an 81-year-old novelist sued to become the first Jew in Israel officially labeled “without religion,” he didn’t realize he would start a movement

Sundown: Occupy Yom Kippur

Plus some reading for when you’re not eating

Bohemian Rhapsody

In the autobiographical novel Life on Sandpaper, Israeli author Yoram Kaniuk revisits the time he spent living among the artists and musicians of New York in the 1950s

Sundown: That Reactor Was Actually a Reactor

Plus rabba deux, and more

Yoram Kaniuk Wins Sapir Prize For Literature

Billie Holiday kissed and hated the Tablet contributor

On the Bookshelf

Ports of call: Jews in Istanbul and Odessa; Central Europe and Flushing, Queens

On Cinematography

Susan Sontag, in a rare turn as filmmaker, visited a traumatized Israel in 1973

His Life As a Dog

Jeff Goldblum discusses his tour-de-force role in Adam Resurrected

Lullaby of Birdland

An Israeli expat tells Charlie Parker about the shofar

Writer Resurrected

Yoram Kaniuk on his battles for health and recognition

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