He seems to believe that pointing out the Greek framework undergirding some recent event is the same as saying something of substance about it.
“I think when I depart that I will think of myself as a secular rabbi,” Bloom once said. He has died at the age of 89.
This book is a major achievement and an important addition to the literature of the Holocaust.
The striking political differences between the winners reached a point of particular clarity in 2014.
Other finalists include Booker Prize winner Marlon James for the novel “Black Leopard Red Wolf.”
She was one of those writers, like Hemingway, who developed a distinctly recognizable prose style, and stayed with it through all of her books.
The Jewish community fostered a culture of remembrance, but we lived in a city that wanted to forget.
I first met Barbara in Lyon, France at the 1987 trial of the SS interrogator Klaus Barbie, the infamous so-called “Butcher of Lyon.”
Ian McEwan’s “The Cockroach,” transforms the titular vermin into the Prime Minister.
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