Philip Roth

Sympathetic to Israel and hostile to the radical left, Roth was not always the rebellious Jew.

Jesse Tisch
July 10 2020 12:01AM

An inadvertent warning about the dangers of political infantilization.

March 19 2020 12:01AM

And British insistence that there is no such thing.

Salman Rushdie
Oct. 17 2018 12:01AM

Jewish literature, like Jews, will either become more overtly Jewish, or cease to be Jewish at all.

Aug. 22 2018 12:01AM

The adventures of an American Jewish novelist.

May 24 2018 12:01AM

A once-bustling immigrant city.

Steven Malanga
June 13 2017 12:01AM

If kitsch has a “fairy-tale glow,” then Here I Am is positively radiant.

Alexander Nazaryan
Sept. 6 2016 12:01AM

More than Saul Bellow or Philip Roth, James Salter (né Horowitz) captures the situation of assimilated American Jews—by never writing from a Jewish perspective.

Rich Cohen
Oct. 1 2013 12:00AM