Janet Malcolm’s successor at The New Yorker has a different take on the impossible profession
Why are millennials so afraid to get it on? Sex, power, gender, and swiping right, in Kristen Roupenian’s first collection of short stories.
News of the News: A familiar bad guy—Chabad?
Best known for his New Yorker covers, the artist, a Jewish refugee from Romania, was full of observational snark
A bit review in ‘The New Yorker’ provides an unfortunate master class in how to relativize and de-emphasize the Holocaust’s unparalleled horrors
‘The New Yorker’ offers a master class in how not to respond to cheap alt-right provocations
Tablet Annotates the News: How Syria’s Assad played the U.S. media
After interacting with Assad’s murderous regime, a group of Western journalists and editors decided to tell the dictator’s ‘side of the story.’ Sorry is the state of American journalism and policymaking.
Were the following statements made about the Girls creator or Iran’s Supreme Leader?
Daphne Merkin talks about orphaned dolls, Swedish mattresses, and her ragbag of luminous essays
A tribute to the great Italian-Jewish memory artist, and enemy of Fascism, who died six years ago this week
Why has Ben Urwand’s new book been subjected to such damning responses?
The influential artist talks about his Jewish Museum retrospective, ‘Mad’ magazine, and how the Shoah trumps art all of the time
The late critic, my father, professor, and bon vivant is the unwitting star of a Berluti ad campaign
The pop-sci writer’s new ‘David and Goliath’ peddles counterintuitive stories but lacks a soul
How a family collaboration 12 years ago became an indelible part of history
Rachel Kushner’s new novel The Flamethrowers is overly cool and stylish. So, why do the critics swoon for her?
Thrill to the Jewish Philosopher Queen as she does battle with boring Nazis, The New Yorker, and Mossad