Helen Epstein


Trauma and Its Healers

By Helen Epstein

Mapping Trauma and Its Wake: Autobiographic Essays By Pioneer Trauma Scholars Edited by Charles R. Figley Routledge, 272 pages, $49.95. * * *A medical text in the “Psychosocial Stress Series” of an academic publisher would usually not interest general readers. But with aftereffects of terrorism and disasterRead More


Amos Oz, On Himself

By Helen Epstein

A Tale of Love and Darkness By Amos Oz Harcourt, 544 pages, $26. ———Since 1968, when his novel “My Michael” — exquisitely narrated by a despairing young wife in Jerusalem — mesmerized thousands of readers, Amos Oz has been recognized as one of Israel’s most gifted and prolific authors. He has produced 22 books — 11 novels,Read More






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