The Lost Shtetl: Fiddler on the Roof Meets Harry Potter
Judging by The Lost Shtetl, his brilliant debut novel, author Max Gross is the metaphysical love child of Sholem Aleichem and J.K. Rowling.
‘Yes, I Can Say That’: Comedian Judy Gold Talks Free Speech
Part polemic on censorship, part tribute to the great comedians who came before her, Judy Gold's book is a funny, candid examination of comedy today.
‘Lady in the Lake,’ a Murder Mystery in 1960s Baltimore
Based on a real-life unsolved murder, crime novelist Laura Lippman's latest thriller recounts the experiences of two women trying to find their way in a patriarchal society.
Faith and Mystery After World War II in ‘The Song of Names’
Francois Girard's 'The Song of Names' is a drama about a Jewish musician who vanishes before his debut concert and the adopted brother who searches for him.
Diane von Furstenberg Talks in ‘Liberty: Mother of Exiles’
The noted fashion designer is the center of HBO's new documentary, speaking to visitors about their connection to the iconic statue and uncovering its history.