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The New Yiddishists

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1berthirsch
May 4, 2009, 6:16pm

see an interesting article in the current vanity Fair:

http://www.vanityfair.com/culture/features/2009/04/yiddishists200904

Discusses the younger "jewish" writersw despite the fact that some of them reject being pigeonholed.

Among those discussed I have thoroughly enjoyed the following books:

Foer's Everything Is Illuminated
Englander's The Ministry of Special cases
Krauss's The History of Love
Chabon's Kavalier and Clay