“For me to put my name to something outside of my personal realm of knowledge or experience was a mistake,” Greta Gerwig wrote.
David Grossman’s adaptation of “To the End of the Land” is more than a political play. It’s a haunting depiction of universal maternal anxiety.
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.