English literature

“To Heaven.”

Joseph Bottum
Dec. 11 2023 12:01AM

Beware the wandering thingamajig.

Philip Jenkins
Nov. 1 2023 12:01AM

“The Destruction of Sennacherib.”

Joseph Bottum
Sept. 11 2023 12:01AM

“How long, O Lord, shall I forgotten be?”

Joseph Bottom and Philip Sidney
March 28 2023 12:01AM

Did the author of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland really believe that “No Jews are honest”?

Adam Roberts
March 15 2023 12:01AM

Alter Leyb Robinson and his friend, Shabbos.

Chen Malul
Jan. 13 2020 12:01AM

Antonia Fraser’s diary and Harold Pinter’s (temporary) homecoming.

Robert Nason
Jan. 16 2019 12:01AM

The treacherous interplay of anti-Semitism and its sneaky twin, philo-Semitism.

Stuart Schoffman
Oct. 30 2017 12:01AM

Literature from the secular mudflats.

Francis Spufford
Oct. 9 2017 12:01AM

And thoughts on being a Jewish novelist.

Howard Jacobson
March 22 2016 12:01AM

It was widely reported this month that a professor in Texas had “decoded” the strange language spoken in Gulliver’s Travels. He did no such thing.

Aug. 26 2015 12:01AM