American Jewish literature

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

A new biography is a “narrative masterwork.”

Cynthia Ozick
April 2 2021 12:01AM

The blessing and the curse.

Julian Levinson
March 31 2021 12:01AM

Steve Kogan’s Winter Vigil.

Feb. 8 2021 12:01AM

Esther Safran Foer wants you to know she’s still here, and doing great.

Steven J. Zipperstein
Feb. 2 2021 12:01AM

A devout Christian finds comfort in these tales of ḥasidic rebels.

Wesley Hill
Aug. 13 2020 12:01AM

Sympathetic to Israel and hostile to the radical left, Roth was not always the rebellious Jew.

Jesse Tisch
July 10 2020 12:01AM

Isaac Rosenfeld and the plight of the young American Jewish intellectual.

Irving Howe
June 16 2020 12:01AM

In praise of an unfashionable literary master.

David Rose
June 1 2020 12:01AM

An inadvertent warning about the dangers of political infantilization.

March 19 2020 12:01AM

The novelist’s sole work of nonfiction.

Paul Berman
Jan. 22 2020 12:01AM