Did his deracinated outlook subvert his own literary career?
Reviving the lost art of Jewish apologetics.
“Lava its seeds. Atoms/ Fermented forth primevally.”
H. Leyvik’s masterpiece.
Will he be placed with Sholem Asch or with S.Y. Agnon?
All of them illustrate the predicament of Jewish identity, but not all in the same way.
Part Joyce, part Balzac, part yizkor book.
Marion and Celia Moss, poets “of the Hebrew nation.”
Vasily Grossman’s Life and Fate.
A Rich Brew.