The nominees have been announced for the Sapir Prize, Israel’s top literary award, including a novel by Reuven Namdar that takes place entirely in New York.
A self-absorbed jerk of a writer befriends another Philip Roth type. That’s the premise of ‘Listen Up Philip’ — and Anya Ulinich says it’s why the flick’s such a bore.4
On Shavuot, the author’s dieting dad looked forward to little packages of love — aka cheese blintzes.
Nora Goodman, the troubled heroine of Diane Lawson’s thriller ‘A Tightly Raveled Mind,’ follows a long line of Jewish women in crime fiction. Here are six of our favorites.4
In Texas author Diane Lawson’s debut novel, ‘A Tightly Raveled Mind,’ psychotherapist Dr. Nora Goodman refuses to settle for easy answers when her patients start dropping dead.
Alan Jay Lerner is best known for ‘My Fair Lady’ — hardly a Jewish story. Yet a new collection of the playwright’s letters reveals his inner Yiddishkeit.
Norman Lear created some of the most popular TV series of the 1970s. A new memoir describes his Jewy upbringing and how he stumbled upon the sitcom genre.
In her new book, Sarah Wildman details the discovery of old letters sent to her grandfather by Valerie Scheftel, the girlfriend he had to leave in Vienna when he escaped the Nazis.
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