The New Republic has
Franklin Foer as editor.
Crown Heights gets a
Hasidic art gallery.
Could Boris Gelfand become the
first Israeli world chess champion?
Zackary Sholem Berger explores the
Hasidic literary underground.
White-collar criminal Andrew G. Bodnar wasn’t just
ordered to write a book
as part of his sentence, he also considered “Call me a schlemiel” as the opening line.
New Yorker art editor Francoise Mouly
the Chicago Reader about picking covers, Maurice Sendak, and more.
A four-volume history of the Holocaust
has been published
in Farsi, for Iranians.
Film scholar Amos Vogel, who founded the New York Film Festival,
at age 91.