Posts Tagged ‘ fiction ’

Scary Old Sex: A 73-Year-Old Psychoanalyst’s Debut Story Collection

February 9, 2016
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Struggling to balance a living with a passion, many writers wonder: what if life gets in the way? For Arlene Heyman, whose debut collection of short stories Scary Old Sex drops in March, writing was sidelined for years by her family and job. (Though she had a promising start as…

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Writing the Strange Land of the Gay Jewish South

January 8, 2016
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One of the most classic setups in fiction is to place a stranger in a…

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Was John Steinbeck Jewish?

September 16, 2015
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Was John Steinbeck Jewish?

Was John Steinbeck Jewish? On the one hand, it isn’t totally out of the question—his…

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A Great Jewish Novel, Out of South Africa

December 27, 2013
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Lion Seeker

Jews spend a lot of time thinking about…

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J.D. Salinger’s Jewish Roots

October 1, 2013
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Although J.D. Salinger’s most widely-known character is The Catcher…

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Crop Circles

May 24, 2012
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The six-pointed star has appeared in Jewish iconography for a…

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A Holiday from the Black Plague

December 21, 2011
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In The Decameron, a group of 10 young people–three…

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Rabbis in Space

September 7, 2010
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Jack Dann is a brilliant science fiction writer.…

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