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Out and About: The Trouble With the Man Booker Prize; A Klimt-Inspired Barbie

  • Philip Roth received his Man Booker International Prize June 29 in absentia. Meanwhile, the prize committee is a mess.

  • Robin Cembalest writes about the Klimt-inspired Barbie doll.

  • Is Jean-Luc Godard’s new movie, “Film Socialisme,” anti-Semitic?

  • Menachem Wecker, who has a piece in this week’s Forward about a musical celebration of Bulgarian heroism during the Holocaust, writes in the Houston Chronicle about Marc Chagall’s risen Lazarus.

  • William Kolbrener writes in the Washington Post about instituting an American-style weekend in Israel.

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