David Bezmozgis is the author of The Betrayers and the collection Natasha and Other Stories.

Immigrant City

Tablet Original Fiction: ‘On either side of the street rose apartment buildings, thrumming with life and larceny. There it was, my immigrant childhood.’


The End of American Jewish Literature, Again

What role does America play in Jewish life, and by extension what kind of Jewish literature can be created here?


Life and Fate, Vasily Grossman (1959)

A suppressed portrait of Soviet life


Festival of Candles

Celebrating Hanukkah—and my grandfather’s birthday—whether behind drawn curtains in Latvia or openly in Canada


On Literary Love

What happens when the writer you admire most becomes your friend?

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