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Category Archives: Jewish Literature
Somebody tried to set me up with this woman. Then I did my research and found out she was queer. So I just asked for an interview instead. Goldie said yes. We exchanged a bunch of emails trying to nail … Continue reading
I’m halfway through this acclaimed new novel and I’ve yet to encounter a character I give a damn about. Perhaps there are just too many people in the book for me to track.
I just finished reading this terrific new novel by Mitchell James Kaplan. We talk by phone today. Luke: “Mitchell, when you were a child, did you want to be a novelist when you grew up?” Mitchell: “Yes. Certainly from the … Continue reading
I could think of no better way to spend my sunny Monday lunch hour than to attend a UCLA lecture on the uplifting topic, "Literature, the Holocaust and the Midrashic Impulse." I covered my arms completely so that the speaker … Continue reading