Douglas Wolk


Hand-Drawing, Hand-Drying, and Hand-Wringing in Ben Katchor's America

By Douglas Wolk

Hand-Drawing, Hand-Drying, and Hand-Wringing in Ben Katchor's America
Ben Katchor’s forte has always been his ability to nudge a real-life absurdity one or two notches too far. This quality is on display in his new book ‘Hand-Drying in America.’Read More


Everything Isn't Illuminated

By Douglas Wolk

Everything Isn't Illuminated
Prominent and prolific scholar and Yiddishist tries his hand at a south of the border graphic novel with echoes of ‘The Da Vinci Code.’ The results are mixed.Read More


Faster Than A Speeding Tallis

By Douglas Wolk

Faster Than A Speeding Tallis
At the core of ‘Superman Is Jewish?’ is a fascinating sliver of history. Without Jewish creators, there would have been no Superman, no Batman, and no Archies.Read More



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