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  • Composer Andy Teirstein has turned Joseph Skibell’s 1997 novel, “ A Blessing on the Moon,” into an opera.

  • Stephen Marche writes for The New York Times about Habima Theater’s Hebrew production of “The Merchant of Venice” in London, and the surrounding hubbub.

  • The Completist considers the Coen Brothers’ entire oeuvre.

  • Comic book legend Alan Moore speaks with contributors to the Harvey Pekar statue. Read the Forward’s piece on the statue here.

  • Sholem Asch’s “The Nazarine” is now available as an ebook.

  • Best-selling author Jeffrey Zaslow died in a car crash on Friday. He was 53.

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