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How nine fiction writers handled the theme of the seventh day

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Kicking off a weeklong examination of the Jewish body

Maimonides: Prologue

Block Buster

Jonathan Rosen talks about the tortured vision of Henry Roth. With a reading from Call It Sleep.

Hidden Desires

Jonathan Rosen talks about Tolstoy, George Eliot, and why writers treat religious longing with the silence once reserved for sex.

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