A brilliant and charming new collection of essays, ‘Homo Irrealis,’ starts in Egypt, travels to Rome, and ends on the other side of an Eric Rohmer film, by way of Billy Wilder, Fernando Pessoa, and W.G. Sebald
What’s it like to be a Gay Right-Wing Zionist Liberal Oscar-Winning producer in Hollywood these days?
Jewishness as a metaphor for homosexual desire, in a successful new adaptation to film of the 2007 novel ‘Call Me By Your Name’
In André Aciman’s new Harvard Square, an Egyptian-born Jew and a Tunisian Muslim meet their limits
An Egyptian exile considers Jewish identity—and his own—in a cosmopolitan world. Excerpted from the new essay collection ‘Alibis.’
In the new Alibis, a revealing collection of essays, André Aciman finds in his exiled Egyptian life a quintessential diasporic Jewish identity
Writers, artists, and a boxer meditate on the meaning of Passover
Distinguished poets and undistinguished cops