American Jewish literature

Forest Dark is dazzling and promises insight into, among other things, contemporary Israel, but in the end it doesn’t deliver.

Jan. 31 2018 12:01AM

A once-bustling immigrant city.

Steven Malanga
June 13 2017 12:01AM

A not-so-closet neoconservative?

Martin Rubin
May 25 2017 12:01AM

Reading Marjorie Morningstar in the synagogue on Sabbath afternoons.

May 10 2017 12:01AM

Revisiting Cynthia Ozick’s “Innovation and Redemption.”

May 8 2017 12:01AM

Like a soufflé, Moonglow is lighter than it looks.

Wynn Wheldon
Feb. 20 2017 12:01AM

On the novelist’s letters and a “repulsive category.”

Cynthia Ozick
July 8 2016 12:01AM

Harms and the child.

Adam Kirsch
June 7 2016 12:01AM

As Close to Us as Breathing.

Adam Kirsch
March 14 2016 12:01AM

Some thoughts on 20th-century American literature.

Saul Bellow, Keith Botsford and Elon Green
Feb. 4 2016 12:01AM

The rare writer focused on success rather than dysfunction.

Adam Kirsch
Jan. 8 2016 12:01AM

A review of three books.

Adam Kirsch
Oct. 26 2015 12:01AM