This Week in Forward Arts and Culture
Susan Comninos reviews “The Arrogant Years,” a new memoir from former Forward managing editor Lucette Lagnado.
Jordana Horn goes to see “The Debt,” a Hollywood remake of an Israeli spy thriller.
Benjamin Ivry revisits the controversy surrounding French modernist and anti-Semite Louis-Ferdinand Céline.
Misha Berson reviews a new biography of playwright Wendy Wasserstein.
Gordon Haber reviews “Jewball,” a self-published novel by iconoclastic author Neil Pollack.
Jerome A. Chanes revisits the controversy surrounding “Imagining Madoff,” now opening at Washington D.C.’s Theater J.
Lawrence Grossman argues that despite Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik’s great influence on Modern Orthodoxy, his singular ability to cope with contradictions and inconsistencies is not so easily replicated.
On the latest Yid Lit podcast, Allison Gaudet Yarrow talks to Carmella Ciuraru about her recent book, “Nom de Plume.”