2017 has, collectively, been few people’s ideas of a fun year. Still, it’s welcomed a wealth of excellent journalism.
Krauss’s “Forest Dark” and Auster’s “4 3 2 1” won commendations for fiction alongside Ayelet Gundar-Goshen’s Negev-set thriller “Waking Lions.”
Nicole Krauss’s new book “Forest Dark” helped mark her as an innovative and defiant contemporary American Jewish author.
“What I was responding to was something very strong, which is this deep sense that you find in really intelligent women’s writing of resistance.”
New work by Daniel Mendelsohn, Roz Chast, Nicole Krauss and Marcel Proust(?!) and a biography of Al Hirschfeld are all part of our summer book guide.
Philip Roth, Stephen Sondheim and Art Spiegelman have lent their names to an open letter beseeching President Trump to reconsider restricting entry to the country for refugees from around the world and immigrants from a group of Muslim-majority countries.
The Jewish literary couple that was too good to be true is no longer. Jonathan Safran Foer and Nicole Krauss have legally separated.
Jewish novelists Jonathan Safran Foer and Nicole Krauss are selling their opulent century-old Brooklyn brownstone. It won’t come cheap.
Is there such a thing as the American Jewish story? One way to answer the question is though the lens of 12 Hollywood films, including every version of ‘The Jazz Singer.’
In this, the second annual Forward Fives selection, we celebrate the year’s cultural output with a series of deliberately eclectic choices in film, music, theater, exhibitions and books. Here we present five of the most important Jewish novels of 2010. Feel free to argue with and add to our selections in the comments.