The novelist’s latest, ‘Pure Colour,’ is a rare, playful synthesis of the universal and the intimate
Adam Ehrlich Sachs’ ‘brilliant, weird, and profound’ new novel, ‘The Organs of Sense,’ imagines a visionary blind Jewish astronomer in the court of Holy Roman Emperor Rudolf II
Wolfgang Herrndorf’s novel ‘Sand’ offers a bleak, gripping examination of Germans, Jews, memory, and moral agency in the modern world
Bookworm: On his own time and not on Mr. Hand’s time, Sean Penn composed ‘Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff,’ but what for?
Today on Jewcy: Dov Zeller presents, ‘The Right Thing To Do At The Time’
‘Jane Austen: The Secret Radical,’ reassesses the writer and new face of the £10 note as Jewishly attentive to the complex moral challenges of life
A Brooklyn woman learns to ‘handle her shit’ in the new novel, ‘All Grown Up’
Sana Krasikov’s ‘boldly imagined’ new novel sees Russia as a place where it is impossible to keep your hands clean
On a plane ride to Israel, an academic, feeling alone, enters into a conversation with a professor of Talmud who encourages her to seek answers in Jerusalem
Ewan McGregor directs and stars as Seymour ‘Swede’ Levov, offering audiences a timely, cinematic glimpse into the ‘indigenous American berserk’
Jewish theology and Dante’s poetry, past lives and imagined ones, collide in a the new comic novel ‘Good on Paper’
An excerpt from Letty Cottin Pogrebin’s new novel, ‘Single Jewish Male Seeking Soul Mate’
In a ‘richly appointed’ debut, ‘The Empire of the Senses,’ German Jews of the 1920s live in blissful ignorance
With his newly translated novel ‘The Hilltop,’ Assaf Gavron stakes his claim to be Israel’s Jonathan Franzen
Are David Cronenberg, Ethan Coen, and others honing their artistic vision through fiction, or just more free to be gross there?
An aging feminist meets a new generation in Brian Morton’s sharp, sympathetic novel ‘Florence Gordon’
Is Jewish rebellion really a form of submission? Two new novels and one political critic examine apostasy.
Two new biographical sketches depict the great recluse as agent of growth, emblem of permanent adolescence, and cipher