Ben Lerner's "10:04" explores contemporary struggles.
In "Austerlitz," W. G. Sebald explores European Jewishness in the post-Holocaust era.
Orly Castel-Bloom's novel is not for the faint of heart.
The first pages of this novel introduce its terrifying protagonist.
Philip Roth's "The Counterlife" explores contradictory realities through its protagonist, Nathan Zuckerman.
Leslie Epstein's controversial novel explores Jewish power dynamics in the Lodz Ghetto.
"Life and Fate" brings the reader to World War II-era Russia, where the novel was written.
Vassily Grossman's "Life and Fate" was smuggled out of Stalinist Russia, where it takes place.
Bernard Malamud's "The Assistant" explores Jewish identity in Depression-era Brooklyn.
"Near to the Wild Heart" combines Lispector's Brazilian and Jewish roots into a modern masterpiece.