Sometimes we forget that talking about the Holocaust is a relatively new thing for most Americans.
He is survived by his daughter J.C., brother Larry Lieber and a cast of iconic characters like Spider-Man and Iron Man beloved the world over.
“Here are brewing economically and politically dark times, so I’m happy to be able to get away from everything for half a year,” Einstein wrote.
The history of anti-Semitism is sprawling and ugly. Here are some texts that put it all in context.
In more than one way Jonathan Lethem’s latest novel “The Feral Detective” is a return to basics.
He was extraordinarily gregarious, but he could also be prickly, abrasive and deliberately offensive.
Ten years ago I interviewed Gary Shteyngart for a profile in Zeek.. At the time his hair was brown and mine covered my head. In the time since then he has continued to put out books at a steady rate of one every three or four years. His earlier novels (“Absurdistan” and “The Russian Debutante’s Handbook”) were about Americans’ crazy adventures in the disintegrating Soviet Empire. His most recent two novels have dealt with dystopian visions of America, especially related to the unhealthy distribution and importance of money and credit.
Sergey Savitsky has been charged with what is likely the first attempted murder case in Antarctic history.
60 years ago today, the Swedish Academy got Boris Pasternak in a whole lot of trouble.
This RBG biography was fifteen years in the making.
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