Benjamin Balint, author of “Kafka’s Last Trial: The Case of a Literary Legacy,” won the $100,000 prize.
“Little Eyes” suggests we love each other best when we erect enough barriers between ourselves and the human frailties of others.
It’s mistaken for Walker to think outrage at her endorsing a book that claims Jews egged Hitler into the Holocaust is about her opposition to Israel.
In Demmin, a town of just 15,000, as many as 1,000 people took their own lives.
The lost tribes and indigenous Americans made a convenient couple: a history without real people for real people without a history.
Walter Kempowski’s “Marrow and Bone” offers echoes of Jonathan Swift and George Orwell.
“What I was thinking a lot about with this book was cruelty.”
Welcome to the second meeting of the Forward’s book club!
Carl Rheins, former executive director of YIVO and co-author of the “Jewish Almanac,” will be remembered for his service to Jewish history.
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