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Ayelet Waldman's New Book Is More Than a Holocaust Novel

Dora Levy Mossanen | Posted 11.12.2014 | Books
Dora Levy Mossanen

It would be a mistake to call Love and Treasure a Holocaust novel, although it is that, too. More than anything, this is a tale of hope and the unbreakable spirit of a people, the transformative power of love and the miracle of the birth of Eretz Israel.

Why Book Review Equality Matters

Randy Susan Meyers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Randy Susan Meyers

If women's books aren't reviewed, when women's books are declared "less literary, and when women's books on family are declared women's fiction, while men's domestic books are declared brave and eye-opening, it adds many pounds to the micro-inequality pile.

Death of the Literati: Good Riddance to Closed-Mindedness

Jason Pinter | Posted 06.16.2011 | Books
Jason Pinter

The Literati have been dividing literary culture for years, decrying popular fiction, dismissing authors, genres and authors exploring new media. And by doing so they have journeyed far, far away from the realm of relevancy.

Fiction Is Alive: LA Times's Carolyn Kellogg Responds To The NY Observer

Los Angeles Times | Carolyn Kellogg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Every few years someone finds a platform to declare fiction dead, despite all evidence to the contrary. This time around, it's Lee Siegel, writing in ...