Influential and supremely popular titan of Jewish letters
Taking a Philip Roth novel on your next flight? You may as well declare there’s a sex toy in your luggage
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author turns 102 this weekend. Read up on his incredible career.
The 100-year-old titan of American letters recalls his very happy publishing career, in the new ‘Sailor and Fiddler’
The first novel I ever read was by Herman Wouk. Now, 60 years later, he’s publishing yet another one.
The centenarian author formed an Orthodox congregation in his home in 1952. It thrives today.
The creator of ‘Marjorie Morningstar’ has a new memoir
The debut novel ‘The Lion Seeker’ is the kind of representative Jewish epic Herman Wouk used to write
The sweet surprises of The Lawgiver‘s archaism
With The Lawgiver, the best-selling novelist takes another stab at the kind of Hollywood fame he’s always coveted
Herman Wouk wrote a foundational text for American postwar Modern Orthodoxy, and for the emancipated Jewish literature in its wake
Exodus recast Israel’s founders as swaggering heroes and secured Leon Uris a place on the Jewish bookshelf even though, as a new biography shows, he was a mediocre writer and a troubled person
‘I never wanted to be Miss America, even when I was 7. But I wanted to be pretty. I wanted to be loved.’
Muriel Spark, Liz Claiborne, Herman Wouk, and more
How two of Israel’s leading diplomats emerged from a 1970s Jewish commune at Columbia University
Longtime ‘Variety’ columnist prompted Michael Jackson to change anti-Semitic lyric