In his third novel, Jonathan Safran Foer offers piercing insights on family life but falls victim to his own narrative pyrotechnics.
New book weaves a convincing portrait of a settlement with a kind of narrative flair that will ring plausible to anyone with a passing knowledge of the country.
It’s the Bud Light-toasting Jews that author Adam Wilson is after, those who read Zen books and forget to plug in their menorahs.
A family from Queens gets caught up in Communism in this picture of American political life when everything was changing.
When British writing teacher James Lasdun began corresponding with a former student, a talented, Iranian-born aspiring novelist, he had no idea that her initially flirtatious manner would turn ugly.
In a seamless updating of a classic Edith Wharton novel, first-time novelist Francesca Segal offers a teasing portrait of privileged, contemporary London Jews.
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Sayed Kashua’s new novel centers around an Arab lawyer who can pass for Jewish, but who feels like an impostor in both societies.
What should take precedence, life or art? This is the question at the center of Evan Fallenberg's new novel, which ranges convincingly from a performance stage in Berlin in September 1939 to a coffee shop in contemporary Tel Aviv.
The ironic humor that distinguished Julie Orringer's debut story collection gives way, in her first novel, to an epic look at World War II-era Paris and Budapest that transcends the 'Holocaust novel' genre