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  • Maggid 
    Piercy, Marge (Poetry Foundation, 2001)
    In the Passover Seder the Maggid is the telling of the Passover story. This poem is the poet Marge Piercy's commentary on the story. Click on the link above to read it.
  • The Maurice Sendak Foundation (The Maurice Sendak Foundation, 2020)
    A brief biography of Maurice Sendak. Sendak is primarily known as an author and illustrator of children's books, for which he received several awards, including the Caldecott Medal, Hans Christian Andersen Award, and he ...
  • Wolitzer, Meg (2018)
    Meg Wolitzer homepage, showing the books she has written and listing her upcoming speaking events. Click on the link to access it.
  • Plallardy, Richard (Encylopedia Britannica, Inc., 2017-01-27)
    A short biography of author, Michael Chabon and discussion of his works. Click on the link above for the article.
  • Foran, Charles (Canadian Encyclopedia, 2015-03-04)
    Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia about the writer, Moredcai Richler. Click on the link to access the article.
  • Richler, Mordecai (Jewish Public Library of Montreal, 1969-03-16)
    Recording in two parts of a reading by Mordecai Richler at the Jewish Public Library of Montreal of his work, then in progress, provisionally entitled, "The Horseman of St. Urbain Street." The book was published in 1971 ...
  • Arnold, Janice (CJN: Canadian Jewish News, 2017-08-16)
    Written on the occasion of the 150th birthday of Canada, this essay considers the life, work and political attitudes of Mordecai Richler about the separatist movement in Quebec. Click on the link to read the article.
  • Griffiths, Sian (The Guardian, 2011-01-11)
    An essay in The Guardian about Montreal as it was when Mordecai Richler grew up there. He wrote about the Jewish immigrant experience in Montreal. Click on the link to access the article.
  • Brennan, Sarah (The Book Report, Inc (, 2000-10-24)
    According to this review, "MOTHERLESS BROOKLYN, Jonathan Lethem's latest novel, strikes a near perfect balance between hard-boiled crime story and literary fiction." Click on the link above to read the rest of the article.
  • Levinson, Julian; Halpern, Moyshe-Leyb (Alan D Leve Center for Jewish Studies, UCLA, 2015-12-07)
    This entry contains a brief biographical sketch of the Jewish American Yiddish poet, Moyshe-Leyb Halpern, as well as two of his poems in both the original Yiddish and English translation. The emphasis of the biography is ...
  • Horn, Dara (Tablet, 2020-02-10)
    Ann essay on the literary work of I J Singer, the brother of the I B Singer, the Nobel Prie winner in the literature. The author of this article writes, I'd "like to make the case for a writer I regard as a much better ...
  • Nance, Kevin; Englander, Nathan (Chicago Tribune, 2012-12-07)
    An interview with the Jewish American writer Nathan Englander. Click on the link above to access.
  • Nevermind 
    Cohen, Leonard (YouTube, 2014-09-23)
    The version of Nevermind on the album Popular Problems. Click on the link above to access the YouTube video.
  • Roth, Philip; McGrath, Charles (New York Times, 2018-01-16)
    A interview with Philip Roth in the New York Times. Click on the link above to access it.
  • The Sholem Aleichem Foundation; The Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies; Citizen Film; The Yiddish Book Center; The Covenant Foundation (2016)
    Launched on the centennial anniversary of Sholem Aleichem's death in 1916, this web site showcases the life, work and legacy of perhaps the most widely-known Yiddish writer. It includes recorded excerpts and appreciation ...
  • Kulwin, Noah (, 2021-06-24)
    "Joshua Cohen’s inventive new novel imagines Benjamin Netanyahu’s childhood, and digs deep into his father Benzion’s vision of Jewish history." Click on the link above to read this review of the novel by the Jewish American ...
  • Academy of American Poets (, 2017-03-15)
    A biography of the Poet Laureate of the United States, Philip Levine. Click on the link above to access.
  • Homberger, Eric (The Guardian, 2018-05-23)
    A biographical essay on the life and work of Philip Roth that argues the "Poignantly humane novelist set on emancipating American literature from respectability." Click on the link above to access this essay that serves ...
  • McGrath, Charles (New York Times, 2018-05-22)
    A New York Times obituary of novelist, Philip Roth. Click on the link to read the article.
  • (Academy of American Poets, 2020)
    A website with a list of poems by Louise Glück and links to the actual poems. Click on the link to view the website and read Glück's poetry. Click on the link below to read her Nobel Lecture.



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