Alderman’s “The Power” won this year’s Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction.
“For the man who represented all that, to treat me the way he did, was the ultimate betrayal,” said Maia Ermansons.
Its goal is to communicate the history of Italian Judaism, describing for the first time how the Jews of Italy built their own unique identity.
“The occupation registers predominately in the ways it makes life worse,” Daniel Witkin writes of a new documentary about the occupied territories.
Krauss’s “Forest Dark” and Auster’s “4 3 2 1” won commendations for fiction alongside Ayelet Gundar-Goshen’s Negev-set thriller “Waking Lions.”
Ivo van Hove adapted Ayn Rand’s “The Fountainhead” for the stage. “I tried to bring onstage the ambivalence of this work,” he says.
Shakespeare wrote masterfully of the ways in which the historic movements of a society affect the lives of its ordinary citizens.
“Indecent,” Paula Vogel’s loving paean to Sholem Asch’s “God of Vengeance,” will get its own resurrection this Friday.
“I wanted to write a story about how Russian democracy didn’t come to be.”
If you, like me, are resultantly in need of a mental break, look to the weekend’s best cultural events.