Book Reviews & Essays

Essays & Other Writing

Interview with Fredric Price, from Fig Tree Books, published by the Jewish Book Council:

“When ‘Great Gatsby’s Meyer Wolfsheim is the Only Jewish Character You Know,” published in The Forward (July 11, 2016):

“American Jewish Women Poets,” published as a four-part series in Green Mountains Review (October – November 2013):


Book Reviews

Concerning the Holy Ghost’s Interpretation of J. Crew Catalogues by Elizabeth A. I. Powell:

Deviation by Luce D’Eramo:

Never Anyone But You by Rupert Thomson:

Motherhood Reimagined: When Becoming a Mother Doesn’t Go as Planned by Sarah Kowalski:

Unbound: Finding Freedom from Unrealistic Expectations of Motherhood by Jamie Sumner:

Life as It by Daneen Wardrop:

The Book of Norman: A Novel by Allan Appel:

Willy Loman’s Reckless Daughter: Or Living Truthfully Under Imaginary Circumstances by Elizabeth A.I. Powell:

Carry Me by Peter Behrens:

Unspeakable Things by Kathleen Spivak:

In the Unlikely Event by Judy Blume:

Esther: A Novel by Rebecca Kanner:

Prayers for the Living by Alan Cheuse:

Last Word by Jonathan Blum:

My Salinger Year by Joanna Rakoff:

On Bittersweet Place by Ronna Wineberg:

Aaron’s Leap by Magdaléna Platzová:

A Highly Unlikely Scenario, or a Neetsa Pizza Employee’s Guide to Saving the World: A Novel by Rachel Cantor:


Jamie Wendt