Linguists explain that “Jewish lightning” often goes along with the phrase “successful fire.”
Visitors to Philip Roth’s library in Newark, will be able to see all 3,500+ of his volumes, including the 15 books he found most influential in the first half of his life.
In the inaugural installment of “Reading With Roiphe,” Anne Roiphe delves into the layers of complexity in Bernard Malamud’s classic 1959 “The Magic Barrel,” in which traditional and modern notions of love collide.
A former student and intimate acquaintance of Bernard Malamud makes her fiction debut. Julia M. Klein discusses “Scary Old Sex,” by Arlene Heyman.
“All men are Jews except they don’t know it,” Bernard Malamud once said. As he looks back on American culture and politics in 2015, Neal Gabler wonders if that statement still holds true.
There was a time when Boris Fishman felt stymied, lovelorn and miserable. But then he started reading Bernard Malamud, who was born 100 years ago today, and everything changed.