Adam Kirsch

Adam Kirsch, a poet and literary critic, is the author of, among other books, Benjamin Disraeli and The People and The Books: Eighteen Classics of Jewish Literature.

Anti-Semitism Appeals to Intellectuals Because It Feels Like an Idea

That’s why geniuses like Dostoevsky can love all humanity and hate the Jews.

Dec. 18 2023 12:01AM

Why Bellow Was the Least Jewish Writer of the Golden Age of American Jewish Fiction

The great theme of his work is resistance to spiritual constraint, the soul’s freedom as the highest value.

Oct. 23 2019 12:01AM