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By giving her characters perfect endings, the wildly popular writer may actually undermine them

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The Jew in Bridget Jones

Helen Fielding’s heroine isn’t Jewish, but her internal conflict is acutely familiar to Jewish women

Jennifer Weiner’s Shiksa Lit

Her heroines are Jewish, but the best-selling novelist is working—despite her protests—in a goyish genre

On the Bookshelf

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On the Bookshelf

Beach reads of all stripes

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