Arts & Culture
The literary couple spoke out in the wake of the president's remarks on violence in Charlottesville.
by Don Lattin, originally published on californiamag.org Writer Ayelet Waldman was teaching a class on drug policy reform
How can you maintain some kind of connection when your circus of a family has set up tents in the middle of it? Then I remembered a story I'd been wanting to tell about that very question for a long time. It all started in a restaurant in upstate New York a few years ago.
By Erin Flaaen | Off the Shelf The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman According to the ancient historian Josephus, nearly 2,000
Bestselling author Ayelet Waldman treated Twitter to a public snit after her most recent novel, Love and Treasure, was not
It would be a mistake to call Love and Treasure a Holocaust novel, although it is that, too. More than anything, this is a tale of hope and the unbreakable spirit of a people, the transformative power of love and the miracle of the birth of Eretz Israel.
As for her four children, Waldman says they were never shielded from what happened nearly 10 years ago. "They knew about
After all, it takes a certain level of confidence to send something out, because even if it's wonderful, nine times out of ten, it's going to come back. Male writers I've known don't take this personally, they just send the work right back out there and guess what? Eventually it gets published.
To get the Jewish side of the story, I paid a visit to the Purim carnival at the San Francisco Jewish Community Center to hear from Jews in their natural habitat.
Culture & Arts
Before the crowded room of gregarious, well-read rabbis from around the country, Kahn asked Chabon to narrate his own Jewish coming-of-age.
Click through below to see the covers of some of the books HBO has optioned for adaptation: HBO itself has a policy of declining
TV & Film
CBS's programming is easy-to-digest and relies heavily on legal and law enforcement procedurals. What sort of material does CBS have to fill the soon-to-be-empty slots? More of the same.
Author Dave Eggers and physician/human rights scholar Lola Vollen have founded a nonprofit division of McSweeney's Books called Voice of Witness, meant to empower those most closely affected by contemporary social injustice.
It's why airlines tell parents to put on their oxygen mask first before they assist their kids. You're not going to be much
Scribe Michael Chabon and his wife, author Ayelet Waldman, have set up an offbeat drama project at HBO that revolves around
Yet Emilia is discovering that being an adult can be lonely work. Having been coddled and pampered for most of her life - having
AW: My father had four children and a long-gone wife when he married my mother. I grew up in a house with four really (and
They're asking a lot when they go to these terrible places. It can be argued that these authors, both of whom have written