Posts Tagged ‘ short stories ’

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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How to Prepare Your Mother’s Body for Burial

July 27, 2015
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How to Prepare Your Mother's Body For Burial

It’s said that the members of a hevra kaddisha, or a Jewish burial society, perform…

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A Newly Discovered Story by a Great, Dead Yiddish Writer

January 23, 2015
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A Newly Discovered Story by a Great, Dead Yiddish Writer

Fans of Yiddish writer Isaac Bashevis Singer have reason to rejoice: this week, The New Yorker…

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Dating in Brooklyn While Russian

December 20, 2013
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Today, Marina Rubin is a mainstay of the lower Manhattan…

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Etgar Keret’s “Shiva Tour”

November 25, 2013
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When Etgar Keret was in the IDF, he…

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“The Lottery” & The Jews

October 21, 2013
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“The Lottery” might be the most famous American short…

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Suddenly, a Knock on the Door

April 9, 2013
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An armed man forces his way into the…

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Horror and Remembrance

February 21, 2012
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Herman Wouk is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The…

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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,…

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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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Literary Gymnastics

November 22, 2011
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Etgar Keret is one of the most versatile writers in Israel today.…

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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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