Joanna Hershon wonders how you can maintain a relationship with your family when you have such fundamental disagreements about politics.
“Nonstop Metropolis” views New York through its riots, its trash, its whaling history, its radio stations and, inevitably, its Jewish history.
Daniel Levitin has been an author, neuroscientist, musician, record producer and teacher. His new book, “A Field Guide of Lies,” could hardly be more timely.
Jamaica has its first kosher restaurant.
Michael Chabon’s new novel isn’t a straightforward memoir. Or a postmodern trick bag. It’s more than either — though the less said about some of the sex stuff, the better.
Martin Amis announced that he is working on an “autobiographical novel” that will feature Saul Bellow, Christopher Hitchens, and Phillip Larkin.
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Passengers on board the St. Louis fleeing Nazi Germany discover both cultural displacement and loss in Armando Correa’s “The German Girl.”
More than 200 of Bob Dylan’s paintings are being displayed in London, evoking 1950s America, Jack Kerouac and the road.4
For some people, going home is a complicated matter — particularly after a long absence. But while some journeys of return are fraught with deep emotion and ambivalence, others are more like an odyssey, an obstacle course that leads nowhere. What if home no longer exists? The land is there but everything else has vanished. No signposts. Records are missing. Former witnesses now dead or strategically mute.
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