American Jewish literature

The Natural at 70.

Rich Cohen
July 28 2022 12:01AM

Bad math, the digital humanities, and woke question-begging.

Mordechai Levy-Eichel and Daniel Scheinerman
May 20 2022 12:01AM

The film adaptation of Abraham Cahan’s short story was recently restored.

Devorah Goldman
April 27 2022 12:01AM

The characters in her new story collection are fully formed creatures of that transitional 20th-century moment between European Jewish survivors and American forgetters.

April 27 2022 12:01AM

There’s more to the Yiddish writer than “combining shtetls, demons, and sex in a small bowl, mixed well.”

April 12 2022 12:01AM

Johanna Kaplan and the late Bette Howland.

Joseph Epstein
March 22 2022 12:01AM

Gary Shteyngart’s tendentious attack on brit milah.

Hayim Leiter
Oct. 19 2021 12:01AM

“I don’t want you to rehabilitate me”—just to give me the last word.

Judith Shulevitz
July 28 2021 12:01AM

“He told me, looking over his shoulder though no one was eavesdropping, that he liked Reagan.”

Robert King
July 26 2021 12:01AM

It’s a cop-out to explain away a novel’s improprieties on the grounds that they are of another age.

Howard Jacobson
July 23 2021 12:01AM

Is Israel the only source of interesting material for a Jewish novelist?

Ben Judah
June 18 2021 12:01AM

A funny and heartbreaking alternate reality.

April 29 2021 12:01AM

At ninety-two, the author remains at the height of her powers.

April 7 2021 12:01AM