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Nicole Krauss

15 Remarkable Stories to Celebrate Jewish Book Month

Off The Shelf | Posted 11.19.2016 | Home
Off The Shelf

By Erin Flaaen | Off the Shelf In 1925 Fanny Goldstein, a librarian in Boston, set up an exhibit of Judaic books and began what she called Jewish Boo...

After Sebald

Sabina Murray | Posted 11.05.2013 | Home
Sabina Murray

There is a tendency to revere Sebald as if he had exploded onto the literary scene fully-formed, as adult Athena burst forth from Zeus's forehead, but of course this is not true.

Movie Review: Philip Roth: Unmasked

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.11.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Philip Roth may be our greatest living writer. So why would he give himself over to filmmakers who would make a movie as dull, superficial and pedantic as Philip Roth: Unmasked?

The Geek's Guide the Writing Life: Write What Only You Can Write

Stephanie Vanderslice | Posted 03.31.2013 | Home
Stephanie Vanderslice

If you put in the time and the energy and, instead of worrying about the competition, celebrate the fact that someone else is doing wonders with words, wonders that will continue to build a reading and writing future for all of us, you'll find that sweet spot too.

Literature As Legacy: Writing Across The Generational Divide

Laura Paull | Posted 04.25.2012 | San Francisco
Laura Paull

Literature as a creator of dialogues that deepen and explore the dynamic between different generations is a theme of a multi-day event at the San Francisco Jewish Community Center his weekend, through Tuesday, Feb. 28.

Q&A With Nicole Krauss, Author of Great House and The History of Love

Elana Estrin | Posted 11.15.2011 | Home
Elana Estrin

While studying art history in graduate school, novelist Nicole Krauss spent hours in the library researching Rembrandt, only to find that she preferred imagining the details of his life instead.

Love, Loss and Memory Haunt House

Dora Levy Mossanen | Posted 06.19.2011 | Home
Dora Levy Mossanen

A powerful novel of love and loss and the reverberating effects of historical atrocities on our children, Great House by Nicole Krauss is a testimony to the relentless grip of memory on our present.

Orange Prize For Fiction Announces 2011 Shortlist

orangeprize.co.uk | Posted 06.12.2011 | Home

The Orange Prize for Fiction, the UK’s only annual book award for fiction written by a woman, today announces the 2011 shortlist. Celebrating its si...

Holiday Bonus: Why I'm Releasing a Deleted Scene From my Novel on Cyber Monday

Matt Stewart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Matt Stewart

Last winter, as I was editing my debut novel, The French Revolution, I confronted a thorny section detailing a wild Christmas scene which my editor ha...

Nicole Krauss protests against the Weight of Jewish Inheritance

Carlo Strenger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Carlo Strenger

In her long-awaited third novel, Nicole Krauss makes no attempts at a grand statement. Yet this work does make clear that the task of tying together a...

Nicole Krauss On Writing 'Great House'

Nicole Krauss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Nicole Krauss

The novel begins to close itself to the writer who built it out of her private concerns and instincts. She who knows its measurements exactly, who invented its inner workings, begins little by little to forget how it was made.

Nicole Krauss, Lynd Ward And 'Trash'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

"Djibouti" by Elmore Leonard The New York Times: "Neither Dara, Xavier nor, apparently, Mr. Leonard is exactly sure what opportunities Djibouti will ...

Nicole Krauss, 'The Anti-Franzen,' Picks Her 5 Favorite Books

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The novel as a form is surprisingly undefined: there's almost nothing it necessarily need be or not be. This murkiness or flexibility offers tremendou...

Nicole Krauss's 'Great House'

Janet Byrne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Janet Byrne

Krauss does not share, for instance, Jonathan Franzen's preoccupation with an accretion of detail in the service of social commentary; if anything, she is the antithesis of Franzen.

What's Next After Beach Reads?

New York Times | JULIE BOSMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

There are novels by Ken Follett, Michael Cunningham, Nicole Krauss and Tom Clancy; cookbooks by Ina Garten and Jamie Oliver; humor books by both Amy S...

NY Magazine: The 20 Most Anticipated Books For The Fall

New York Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Our most anticipated fiction and nonfiction of fall....

Jonathan Safran Foer's Tree Sculpture?

Daily Intel | By: | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

An Intel spy sends in this photo of a sculpture that has long been standing in front of the Park Slope brownstone belonging to Eating Animals author J...

In Praise Of The Precocious Child Narrator

The Millions | Anne Shulock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

I love precocious narrators. Of course the child narrator is not a new construct, but some of the most buzzed-about novels of the 2000s, such as Jonat...

David Grossman Gets Over-The-Top Blurbs For New Book From Nicole Krauss, Paul Auster

The Guardian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

David Grossman is a much-garlanded author and his latest novel sounds extremely interesting. The story of an Israeli mother, Ora, who sets out for a h...

The New Yorker's 20 Best Writers Under 40: What You Should Know About These Talented Young Authors (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Caroline Eisenmann/Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

This week's issue of The New Yorker includes a list that's been creating controversy all over the web -- the editors' choices for the 20 best fiction ...

New Yorker Names 20 Best Writers Under 40

The New York Times | JULIE BOSMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The New Yorker has chosen its "20 Under 40" list of fiction writers worth watching, a group assembled by the magazine's editors in a lengthy, secretiv...