Launching his new novel “A Horse Walks Into a Bar,” David Grossman discusses Trump, Netanyahu and (surprisingly) the business of stand-up comedy.9
Stephen Sondheim’s ‘Merrily We Roll Along’ is the subject of a new documentary. Abigail Pogrebin looks back at her role in the musical and what it taught her about success and failure.
Adolf Hitler and his followers transformed the Bible and language itself. Are Donald Trump and his ilk doing the same thing today?12
Affinity Konar’s “Mischling” is a lovely novel about a pair of Mengele twins during the Holocaust. But does its beauty undercut its credibility?12
Jonathan Posner is a rabbinical student/caterer with a dream - turning Ashkenazi Jewish food into haute cuisine.
Adam Kirsch’s “The People and the Books” discusses 18 classics of Jewish literature. But what does this prominent critic truly believe?
William F. Buckley Jr., the acerbic late founder of National Review and host of “Firing Line” could be the consummate gentleman — especially in his friendships with Jews.
At 77, Amos Oz delivers “Judas” set in Jerusalem in 1959-60. It’s one of the most triumphant novels of a magnificent career.6
With “A Gambler’s Anatomy,” Jonathan Lethem might just have written the best novel ever about backgammon. But is it actually any good?
“Have I Got a Story For You” features more than a century’s worth of Yiddish stories from the Forward. Anthology editor Ezra Glinter tells us how he picked the best of the best.11
Visitors to Philip Roth’s library in Newark, will be able to see all 3,500+ of his volumes, including the 15 books he found most influential in the first half of his life.
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