Unlike T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Wallace Stevens and William Carlos Williams, poet Marianne Moore had an affinity for the Jewish people. Editor Linda Leavell reflects upon Moore’s decided lack of anti-semitism.
Helen Gurley Brown, editor of Cosmo and author of “Sex and the Single Girl” is the subject of Gerry Hirshey’s new biography “Not Pretty Enough,” which considers her Jewishness and her feminism.
Contrary to popular opinion, in WWII, Adolf Hitler could be influenced by public pressure — at least that’s what’s argued in Nathan Stoltzfus’s “Hitler’s Compromises: Coercion and Consensus in Nazi Germany.”
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg brought humor and drama to a production of “Merchant of Venice” set in the Venetian ghetto. Would that the same were true of the production itself, says critic A.J. Goldmann.3
Deborah Levy’s novel “Hot Milk,” is on the longlist for this year’s Man Booker Prize.
In “East-West Street,” a tour-de-force by Philippe Sands, the grandson of a Holocaust survivor, demonstrates the relationship of the law within his own family narrative.
A budding epistolary romance between Neal Pollack and Natalie Portman is interrupted by a disapproving Jonathan Safran Foer.
Some soon-to-be-familiar Jewish names cropped up on the Center for Fiction’s Longlist for its 2016 First Novel Prize.
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