‘Excuse me … I think I know you … we’ve met somewhere before …’
A new English translation for May Day
Twenty years after his death, why the German-language writer and memoirist yearned for an era he never knew
Today on Jewcy: A new book of Jewish short horror stories unsettles and amuses.
Tablet Original Fiction: Anger management in a Vancouver restaurant
A three-part invention
‘The Vanishing Princess’ experiments with the elliptical style and subjects that would later become the writer’s trademark
In the ‘cosmic and frightening’ Sapir Prize-winning The Ruined House, by Israeli expatriate Ruby Namdar, the secular modern world and the ancient divine mysteries coexist
Tablet Original Fiction: ‘On either side of the street rose apartment buildings, thrumming with life and larceny. There it was, my immigrant childhood.’
Tablet Original Fiction: Lost on the Eurasian steppe, led there by ‘an eccentric and possibly a hypocrite,’ who is trying to run away from the world
For the first time in English, a short story by the Yiddish master, in which 19th-century Hasidism meets its radical grandchildren in the 20th
Marco Roth talks to, yells at, and pleads with Joshua Cohen about his new novel, ‘Moving Kings’
In an excerpt from Joshua Cohen’s new novel, David King rules his domain
Tablet Original Fiction: all things decay
Tablet Original Fiction: ways of remembering, long after everyone has turned out the lights
Tablet Original Fiction for Passover, from the master of black humor: Evicted from Teaneck, what exodus awaits?
Tablet Original Fiction: Called up, and called back, for duty on the front lines of Israel Defense Force’s Northern Command
An affair—‘the pain of creation, yet without the creation’—by the great 20th-century Brazilian writer, from the ‘Complete Stories’
After a visit to a Holocaust museum, a student sees his Adidas sneakers in a new light
Fiction by Nobel laureate S.Y. Agnon, for Sukkot, in a new English translation by Jeffrey Saks
A tale of love and vanity by the great 20th-century Brazilian writer, from the new ‘Complete Stories’
Brenda’s brother is in love with another man. What will his minyan think?