Sometime around fifth grade I found Blume’s “Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret.” It came to me at the perfect time.
Judy Blume’s take on sex was thrillingly frank, titillating in a ho-hum kind of way.
The book that changed our teenage lives is now becoming a movie.
This settles it — God is definitely there, and she’s listening.
On Thursday night, Supreme Court Justice and pop culture icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg will speak with Forward editor-in-chief Jane Eisner.
Sarah Jessica Parker will don her best babushka garb — no Manolo Blahniks in Ukraine! — for her new HBO series, “Sex and the Shtetl.”
Dust off the covers of all your favorite well-worn, dog eared teenage novels.
For Banned Books Week, Talya Zax remembers a book that has given thousands of girls a frank look at sex and female sexuality — ‘Forever…’ by Judy Blume.
When Leonard Lasek realized he had given away his wife’s priceless copy of ‘Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret,’, he posted ‘wanted’ posters all over Brooklyn. Then Judy Blume stepped in.
The Garden State was home to Philip Roth and Frank Lautenberg and has afforded Jews tolerance since 1665.