Literature

The Passenger, Stella Maris, and scientism.

Abe Greenwald
Jan. 19 2023 12:01AM

The novelist and rabbi Haim Sabato infuses tradition into fiction as well as any of the Yiddish greats. The difference? His work is unencumbered by modern angst.

Dec. 5 2022 12:01AM

Timshel.

Sheila Tuller Keiter
Oct. 24 2022 12:01AM

Looking back to the venerable genre, I’m struck by how often anti-Semitism presents itself. The late John Le Carré is only the most recent to be accused of that unpleasant condition.

Oct. 12 2022 12:24AM

A strange mixture of philo-Semitism and anti-Semitism.

Sept. 6 2022 12:01AM

“Something to Remember Me By.”

Aug. 18 2022 12:01AM

Unhappy is the nation that can still make a great man out of Céline.

July 1 2022 12:01AM

From medieval anti-Semitism to occult novels to a real-life Harry Potter character.

June 29 2022 12:01AM

The author The Gulag Archipelago and his critics.

May 23 2022 12:01AM

The characters in her new story collection are fully formed creatures of that transitional 20th-century moment between European Jewish survivors and American forgetters.

April 27 2022 12:01AM

“A parable of anti-Semitism.”

Judy Gruen
March 30 2022 12:01AM

A love letter to art and an indictment of the barbarism that all the beauty in the world was powerless to stop.

March 11 2022 12:01AM

Why not see the fearfully diffident Saul by way of Harpo Marx?

Robert Alter
Jan. 7 2022 12:01AM