“If people wanted to be out, the only place they could be respected was the queer community.”
Haviva Ner-David was just starting to promote her debut novel, about the intersecting lives of two Israeli women — one Jewish, one Palestinian — when last month’s military escalation with Gaza erupted, accompanied by the worst internecine fighting between Jewish and Arab citizens in recent memory.
Emma Goldberg’s new book profiles young physicians and frontline workers thrown into the “crisis zone” of pandemic New York.
A new book shows the religious and real estate forces that have turned Brooklyn’s Orthodox into a political and economic power.
The father of the cellphone is the subject of an upcoming biopic. He told me which actors he’d like to portray him.
“If you look at the Holocaust without that triumphant, redemptive story arc, you have to grapple with the randomness of what happens to people.”
The life that emerges from the novel’s pages is a reflection of the concerns that shaped Ozick.
We tend to think of names as defining the places they describe, but it’s often places that define their names.
Multiple women came forward with accusations against Philip Roth biographer Blake Bailey.
“Not having that knowledge is devastating, because you can’t go back. There are no people to talk to.”