To dismiss the new, the surprising, the unknown or the incomprehensible as an ideological diversion has always been one of the main flaws of dogmatic leftist thought
Breaking a taboo, author Orna Donath asked mothers whether they would have children again if they could go back in time
French journalist Albert Londres' "The Wandering Jew Has Arrived" offers a unique glimpse, through the eyes of an outsider, of Jewish life at the brink of impending catastrophe
An uprising of cows is featured in the first Israeli dystopian novel. Only now has the author's tragic story come to light
Souad Mekhennet's 'I Was Told to Come Alone' is a very personal memoir – which at times reads like a fast-paced thriller – that tracks the development of Islamist terror since 9/11
Ghanaian-American writer Yaa Gyasi talks to Haaretz about what inspired her acclaimed debut novel, 'Homecoming,' in which two different worlds - 18th century Ghana and present day America – are linked by devastating exploitation
'The Worlds We Think We Know,' by author Dalia Rosenfeld, an immigrant to Israel and a writing instructor at Bar-Ilan University, feels at once familiar and strange, fathomable and mysterious
The book of 132 pages was the 341st most sold book on the online retail giant's website before its sale was halted
The Fascinating Tale of Steve, a Shul-going Holocaust Survivor, Who Became Stefanie, a Jew-hating Lady
Feminist writer Susan Faludi peels away at the transgender fantasy embodied by her father, who got in touch with her after a 40-year disconnect with surprising news
Karl Ove Knausgaard, who succeeds in his massive autobiography to make the ordinary extraordinary, talks to Haaretz about the Bible, being in Israel's capital and the fallibility of human nature
In his new nonfiction book the novelist’s language is wondrous as usual, but behind it lurks all the problems of the Zionist left – from arrogance and sanctification of secularism to dodging the toughest questions
During book launch in West Bank for book of essays marking 50 years of occupation, U.S. Jewish literary couple talk about that uncomfortable subject
The cuisine offered in ‘Modern Israeli Cooking’ fails to live up to the cookbook's title
Americans will surely recognize the preposterously incompetent and embarrassing figure Booker-winning author Jacobson has put on the page. They elected him.
The works on this list offer something for everyone, from the disillusioned Zionist to the banned-book fan to the lit-lover with a conscience
Haroon Moghul's 'How to Be a Muslim: An American Story' is a testament to the vitality of American multiculturalism, even after Trump’s election
David Grossman, who won the Man Booker International Award, talks about transcending the culture barrier
Required reading: Grossman's fiction often returns to the themes of childhood, grief and solitude, while his non-fiction shines a spotlight on the dilemmas of life in Israel
David Grossman says 'a wise regime knows how to give the arts the power of expression'
David Grossman's prose in his latest work about a not-so-amusing stand-up artist strains to keep up as the comic dodges and feints - and smacks his forehead.