Garry Shandling, who died March 24 at age 66, was the master of turning Jewish dissatisfaction into comedy.
Tony Kushner talked about everything from Israel to ‘Lincoln’ and Obama one recent night in the friendly liberal bastion of Park Slope. He also admitted he ‘hates’ writing.
Saul Bellow was one of the most decorated writers of the last century, but perhaps not one of the most beloved parents. Greg Bellow considers his father’s legacy and character.
Matthew Specktor’s latest work features Jewish characters but it isn’t a Jewish novel. It’s all about chasing the most American of dreams: Hollywood success.
Nica Rothschild was the jazzy black sheep of the staid banking family. A new book tells how she hung out with Charlie Parker and even took a drug rap for Thelonius Monk.
Jews have played key roles in every aspect of the American fashion industry for 150 years. A new generation is chronicling the fashion world in the blogosphere.
Plenty has been written about sports legends like Sandy Koufax, Howard Cosell and Hank Greenberg. ‘Jewish Jocks’ got star authors’ takes on these icons.