Lore Segal’s novel ‘Half the Kingdom’ taps into post-9/11 anxieties, filtered through the frustrations of an unrecognized artist and the terrors of growing old.
The narrator of Jerry Stahl’s new novel earns his living writing disclaimers about the side effects of drugs. He’s also got a fairly severe heroin habit of his own.
Dan Lewis’s ‘Now I Know’ promises to serve those who are surrounded by know-it-alls — or aspire to become one themselves.
It was only when writing his new book, “The Family: Three Journeys into the Heart of the 20th Century,” that David Laskin learned how the Holocaust had affected his family.
The owner of the Carnegie Deli and her ‘shyster of smoked meat’ hubby have agreed on terms for a divorce that may keep some of the seamier details of their failed marriage out of the public eye.
Whether you’re in New York or New Zealand, you can find ways to appreciate the richness and diversity of Jewish books. That’s especially true during Jewish Book Month.
Some Congress members are working to ensure that Iraqi Jewish artifacts now on display in Washington are returned directly to the Iraqi Jewish community and not the government.
Despite the fact that Ofir Touché Gafla’s latest novel is an Israeli book, it does not touch directly on Israeli life. What it offers instead is a memorable vision of the afterlife.
Born and raised in Chicago, where she lived until her death in 2001, Layle Silbert was best known as a photographer. But the posthumous publication of ‘Yudl’ reveals her talent as a fiction writer.
‘Samuel Roth: Infamous Modernist’ features a notorious Jewish publisher Samuel Roth who went to jail twice and was reviled for publishing obscene work.
At first glance, the question of whether Jews will ever be forgiven for the Holocaust may seem absurd. But author Howard Jacobson is serious — and says the answer is no.