Gertrude Himmelfarb wanted the Jewish people to be defined by the qualities that had enabled it to endure.
Antonia Fraser’s diary and Harold Pinter’s (temporary) homecoming.
A little anxiety doesn’t hurt.
Daniel Deronda and the post-traditional world.
If you read one 750-page book this year, it should be this one.
In a new lecture series, a master teacher shows the enduring relevance of the great 19th-century novelist’s Daniel Deronda.