At ninety-two, the author remains at the height of her powers.
A new biography is a “narrative masterwork.”
The blessing and the curse.
Only the bookish can tell the vengeful mob which books to burn.
Revisiting Cynthia Ozick’s “Innovation and Redemption.”
There is no Torah without interpretation.
A genius for historical contradictions.
On the novelist’s letters and a “repulsive category.”
The principle of havdalah.
Acts of murder are not chapters in a novel to be parsed.
Translating the work of a great Jewish author.
Martin Amis’s new novel, Zone of Interest, is the story of a love-triangle among members of the Nazi officialdom at Auschwitz. By focusing on the. . .