Notes from Around the Web: Literary Links for Shabbat
Josh Lambert examines “why a growing number of today’s young Jewish fiction writers…are grounding their novels in scholarly research.”
Author Hans Keilson has passed away.
“You are Jewish. Or you aren’t Jewish. Either way, you wonder about the relationship of Jews in the United States to Israel. Is it love/hate? Despair/hope? Anger/fondness? Fear/longing? You have your own thoughts on the matter. But you want to learn more.” (Reason #15 in Becky Tuch’s “21 Reasons Why You Should Read Dissent.”)
Check out The Forward‘s Summer Books section.
It’s been a busy week for my short-story collection, Quiet Americans.
Jeffrey Goldberg responds to a Scottish boycott of Israeli books.