Cynthia Ozick

A talmudic legend of a wicked emperor’s demise, set to verse.

Aug. 12 2022 12:01AM

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

April 7 2021 12:01AM

The blessing and the curse.

Julian Levinson
March 31 2021 12:01AM

Finding the thread that connects Franz Kafka, Amos Oz, Saul Bellow, and Cynthia Ozick.

Feb. 4 2021 12:01AM

Only the bookish can tell the vengeful mob which books to burn.

June 15 2020 12:01AM

Jewish literature, like Jews, will either become more overtly Jewish, or cease to be Jewish at all.

Aug. 22 2018 12:01AM

Revisiting Cynthia Ozick’s “Innovation and Redemption.”

Ruth Wisse
May 8 2017 12:01AM

There is no Torah without interpretation.

Sept. 28 2016 12:01AM

A genius for historical contradictions.

Sept. 9 2016 12:01AM

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

July 8 2016 12:01AM

The principle of havdalah.

Giles Harvey
June 27 2016 12:01AM

Acts of murder are not chapters in a novel to be parsed.

Dec. 14 2015 12:01AM