Posts Tagged ‘ writers ’

Meet the Jewish Bubbe Who Happens to Be a Literary Genius

May 20, 2015
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Discover the New England Bubbe Who Turns Out is a Literary Genius

It’s a beautiful thing when a writer gets discovered. Especially when the writer is a Jewish grandmother in her seventies who has spent a lifetime mastering the art of the short story—an effort for which she is only now being recognized. Since her first publication in 1969, Edith Pearlman has…

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Etgar Keret’s “Shiva Tour”

November 25, 2013
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When Etgar Keret was in the IDF, he gave his first short story to his…

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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,…

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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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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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David Sedaris’ Perfect Apartment

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

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