Posts Tagged ‘ authors ’

The Jewish Mail Order Bride

August 2, 2012
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These days, mail-order brides mostly reside in your spam folder, but in the 1800s, it was a booming industry in the American frontier, and an easy way for women to make it to the New World. And some Jews joined the bandwagon. In her gorgeous debut novel The Little Bride, Anna…

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Before and After the Holocaust

February 17, 2012
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H.G. Adler (1910-1988), a writer from Prague, was a younger member of the artists’ circle that included Franz…

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Great Jewish Bloggers of the 1920s

February 9, 2012
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Anzia Yezierska, the Jewish immigrant writer from Poland, is most famous for Bread Givers (1925), her tenement story…

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Breadcrumbs of the Past

February 6, 2012
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Until recently, Bram Presser was known as the…

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The Talmud of Jazz

January 2, 2012
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Jake Marmer is the self-described offspring of Woody Allen…

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The Things We Left Unsaid

November 11, 2011
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Moshe Zvi Marvit is an absorbing writer, the…

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David Sedaris’ Perfect Apartment

September 5, 2011
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Humorist David Sedaris has made a career out…

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Undercover Goyim

October 4, 2010
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The Jewish novelist Sidney Luska, author of the…

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