Garth Risk Hallberg’s debut novel starts on New Year’s Eve 1976 and ends on the July 13, 1977 New York City blackout. But is it worth the 944-page trek to get from Point A to Point B?
A finalist for this year’s Goncourt Prize, author and psychoanalyst Tobie Nathan reflects on his career and his family’s expulsion from Egypt.
Janice Ross’s book, “Like a Bomb Going Off: Leonid Yakobson and Ballet as Resistance in Soviet Russia,” chronicles the choreographer’s fight against anti-Semitism and the backlash to his dance pieces.
Pulitzer Prize-winner Geraldine Brooks’s new novel ‘The Secret Chord’ takes its inspiration from King David and a song by Leonard Cohen. She discusses her diverse influences with the Forward’s Talya Zax.
In celebration of Black Poetry Day, Talya Zax speaks with Aaron Samuels, one of the country’s more prominent, young black Jewish poets about his dual and dueling identities.
Writer and comedian Amy Schumer is getting a reported $9 million for her first memoir. Writer, comedian and self-proclaimed Schumer ghostwriter Neal Pollack has been drawing inspiration for the memoir from one of the masters of the form.
The Jewish Montreal depicted in ‘The Mystics of Mile End’ is very different from the one Anne Cohen grew up in. She talks to author Sigal Samuel about the quirky setting for her new novel.
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