Literature

The (fictional) Jewish prisoner who brought about Solzhenitsyn’s conversion.

Gary Saul Morson
Aug. 23 2019 12:01AM

A letter from recently opened archives of the great writer makes clear how seriously he took the language, and by extension a possible move to Palestine.

Aug. 21 2019 12:01AM

“In Dreams Begin Responsibilities.”

June 28 2019 12:01AM

The myth of Lydda returns.

Mosaic
June 24 2019 12:01AM

Gorenstein is best-known for his film scripts, written for Andrei Tarkovsky and others. Now, recently published in English for the first time, his own voice can be heard.

March 5 2019 12:01AM

Did his deracinated outlook subvert his own literary career?

Joseph Epstein
Feb. 27 2019 12:01AM

The second volume of a new biography sheds some light on the question.

Abe Greenwald
Feb. 25 2019 12:01AM

Finished after decades of labor, this one-man English translation is a stupendous achievement. How does it hold up against the masterpieces (and follies) that have come before?

Feb. 4 2019 12:01AM

All of them illustrate the predicament of Jewish identity, but not all in the same way.

Dec. 17 2018 12:26AM

Of demons and deracination.

Oct. 26 2018 12:01AM

Grasping the special virtues of Zion’s Fiction.

Oct. 17 2018 12:01AM