Critics are likening Glück’s speech to a minstrel show for invoking William Blake’s “The Little Black Boy.”
The laureates’ theoretical discoveries in their studies of how auctions work have “benefitted sellers, buyers, and taxpayers around the world.”
While Glück’s work is rarely wrought with the same kind of urgency as that of her predecessors, its politics, in a Jewish sense, run deep and true.
Roth and Didion would appear to have very little in common — except perhaps as intellectual status symbols.
The author is one of several likely contenders for the prize.
The 2020 Nobel Prize in medicine was awarded to Harvey Alter, Michael Houghton, and Charles Rice.
Shai Agnon was a consummate Zionist. Yet, he remained nostalgic for the Ukrainian village of his youth.
“What this controversy shows is that the truths of the Bosnian genocide have not been codified.”
Doris Lessing would have turned 100 today. We examine her life and career and her relationships with Jews.
Nelly Sachs won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1966 for poetry that channelled the horrors of the Holocaust.