Jill Laurie Goodman


Traveling With Joseph Roth, Always the Outsider and Ever the Exile

By Jill Laurie Goodman

Report from a Parisian Paradise: Essays from France, 1925-1939 By Joseph Roth, translated withintroduction by Michael Hofmann WW Norton & Company, 224 pages, $24.95. * * *From 1919 to 1939, Europe dwelt in the eye of a storm. Nothing was normal. The sky was yellow, the air still but menacing. Whole countries lay smashed and twisted. TheRead More


Wrestling the Demons Within

By Jill Laurie Goodman

Lost in America: A Journey With My Father By Sherwin B. Nuland Knopf, 112 pages, $24. * * *Stock figures and set pieces tend to dominate the well-limned territory of memoirs written by the children of the early 20th-century immigrants who stepped off the boats from Odessa, Danzig or St. Petersburg and found, alas, that NewRead More



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