In an Ex-Pat’s Literary Crime Novel, Norwegian and Jewish-American Sensibilities Collide

The cranky anti-hero of ‘Norwegian by Night’ may be demented, but he’s no fool when it comes to patriotism, identity, and time

The Mythmakers

Rachel Kushner’s new novel The Flamethrowers is overly cool and stylish. So, why do the critics swoon for her?

America’s Blackest Jewish Writer

Walter Mosley talks about his best-selling books, Jewish L.A., and identifying with Isaac Bashevis Singer

My Mother’s Life

How Chava Rosenfarb survived the Lodz ghetto to write a masterpiece about the experience

Crimson-Blooded Americans

In André Aciman’s new Harvard Square, an Egyptian-born Jew and a Tunisian Muslim meet their limits

Coney Island Knock Off

Tablet Original Fiction: Broken lives collide in the shadow of the Cyclone

Shani Boianjiu Goes Home Again

Not far from her village near Lebanon, the Israeli novelist—who published originally in English—talks war and books

How To Be a Man

The latest installment in Tablet’s monthly original fiction series

Herman Wouk’s Last Shot

With The Lawgiver, the best-selling novelist takes another stab at the kind of Hollywood fame he’s always coveted

Is Roth Really Done?

After crafting dozens of fictional versions of exits and endings, the writer carefully manages his own

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