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The Puttermesser Papers: A Novel (Paperback)

by Cynthia Ozick

A Story Made Purely of Feeling: The Millions Interviews Cynthia Ozick 2

I am pursued by an anti-Muse; her name is Life. Her homely multisyllabic surname is often left unenunciated, but to certain initiates it may be whispered: Exigency.

Are You, Or Have You Ever Been, a Jewish Writer? 16

We were called up, one after another, and allotted two minutes each.  They sat in front of us, mostly late-middle aged, mostly female, presumably Jewish, all of them with reading glasses and notebooks—the scariest possible bar mitzvah crowd, deciding whom to invite to speak to their particular audiences, in San Diego or Palm Springs or Shaker Heights.

The Prizewinners 2008/2009 8

The Prizewinners Revisited 4

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