If you have won the Nobel Prize in Literature since 2009 and you are not named Philip Roth, you may expect to be called “a writer of migraines.”
The award comes with a prize of £30,000, or close to $40,000.
The idea that only great literature should be held to great standards is intellectually bankrupt.6
Mendelsohn dares readers to engage with the complexities of the epic poem and apply its lessons to their own lives.
Even amid the challenges, the vintners remained as focused as ever on adhering to the strictures of Jewish law that govern kosher winemaking.
Caro opened his talk on presidential responsibility and civil rights with a joke about a drunk rabbi. Roth, not in attendance, would have approved.
Harrison Ford, grandson of Jewish immigrants from Minsk, once said, “As a man I’ve always felt Irish; as an actor I’ve always felt Jewish”
The accusations, made by William Logan in the Tourniquet Review, center on Bialosky’s brief biographies of poets whose work she discusses.
It is both writers’ first appearance as finalists for the prestigious honors.
For Magris, Jewish tradition is “something that, despite all the damage, is not really damaged. This strength fascinates me.”
Garfunkel reveals things that — while the reader might recognize them as mortal and oh-so-human — should nevertheless not be shared
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