With his newly translated novel ‘The Hilltop,’ Assaf Gavron stakes his claim to be Israel’s Jonathan Franzen
‘Portrait of the artist as a young mensch’
The anointed king of American letters’ eccentric new book, ‘The Kraus Project,’ is also hate mail for our shallow culture
The author and others speak in a new film about his life and work
Her heroines are Jewish, but the best-selling novelist is working—despite her protests—in a goyish genre
In the new collected stories of Nathan Englander, and in his revised Haggadah, Jews cling tenuously to the easily broken chains of tradition
As Egyptians rejoice in toppling the Mubarak regime and rebel forces in Libya threaten Qaddafi’s hold on power, a writer wonders: What will the next revolutions be?
In her new book, critic Ruth Franklin argues for why the Holocaust is best understood through fiction
Match a drink to a novelist
Franzen gets much right, but gets D.C. neocons wrong
Ten new novels to know
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