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  • Weber, Bruce (New York Times, 2015-07-21)
    A New York Times obituary for the prominent writer, E.L. Doctorow, Click on the link to read the obituary.
  • Moyers, Bill (Moyers & Company, 1988-10-11)
    A transcript of a conversation between Bill Moyers and E.L. Doctorow as part of the television series, World of Ideas, in which Doctorow discusses his beliefs about the responsibility of writers to be politically engaged. ...
  • Lethem, Jonathan (Harper's, 2007-02)
    A well-known essay by Jonathon Lethem on the subject of influence and plagiarism. Click on the icon below to access the article.
  • Biography.com (A&E Television Networks, 2017-02-08)
    Biography of noted Holocaust survivor, Elie Wiesel. Click on the link to read the biography.
  • Langer, Emily (Washington Post, 2016-07-02)
    Obituary of Elie Wiesel in the Washington Post. Click on the link to read the obituary.
  • Jewish Women's Archive (Jewish Women's Archive, 2017)
    A biography in the Jewish Women's Archive. Click on the link above to access the Web page.
  • Lazarus, Emma; Poetry Foundation (Poetry Foundation, 2017)
    Contains nine poems by Emma Lazarus: "1492", "By the Waters of Babylon", "In Exile", "In the Jewish Synagogue at Newport", "Long Island Sound", "The New Colossus", "The New Year", "The South" and "Venus of the Louvre". ...
  • Rosen, Jonathan (The New Yorker, 2004-06-07)
    A biographical and critical essay on I. B. Singer from The New Yorker magazine. Click on the flink above to access the article.
  • Garner, Dwight (New York Times, 2017-09-18)
    A book review in the New York Times of Daniel Mendelsohn's 2017 memoir entitled "An Odyssey: A Father, a Son, and an Epic." Mendelsohn, a Classics professor at Bard College, writes about his father enrolling in his ...
  • Academy of American Poets (Poets.Org, 2017)
    A short biography of Gertrude Stein, poet, novelist, playwright and art collector. Click on the link above to access the biography.
  • Norich, Anita (Jewish Women's Archive, 2009-03-20)
    A short biography of the author, Grace Paley. Click on the link above to access.
  • Poetry Foundation (Poetry Foundation, 2018)
    Short biography of Grace Paley produced by the Poetry Foundation. Includes a bibliography of Paley's work and a bibliography of works about her. Find links here to a selection of Paley's poetry. Click on the link above to access.
  • Cohen, Leonard (YouTube, 2009-10-02)
    A live performance of perhaps the most famous of Leonard Cohen's songs. Click on the link above to access.
  • Frum, David (The Atlantic, 2015-05-17)
    This article argues that "Herman Wouk deserves more critical acclaim than he’s enjoyed." Click on the link above to read David Frum's argument for Wouk.
  • Grimes, William (New York Times, 2019-05-17)
    A New York Times obituary of the best-selling novelist, Herman Wouk, who died at the age of 103. The obituary describes his work, his background and education. Click on the link to read the obiturary.
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    Ginsberg, Allen (Poetry Foundation, 2017)
    A poem by Allen Ginsberg on the Poetry Foundation web site. Click on the link above to access.
  • IrvingLayton.ca (IrvingLayton.ca, 2012)
    The official Irving Layton website maintained by his Estate. Irving Layton was an important twentieth century Jewish Canadian poet. Included in this web site are a biography and a bibliography of his works. Click on the ...
  • Jacobs, T. (2001-05)
    A biographical essay detailing the life of the Jewish Canadian Poet, Irving Layton, to whom Leaonard Cohen dedicated his book of verse, Book of Longing. Click on the link above to access the essay.
  • Nobel Prize Committee (Nobel Media AB, 1978)
    This biography was written at the time Isaac Bashevis SInger was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. Click on the first link above to access the biography.
  • Singer, Isaac Bashevis (Nobelprize.org, 1978)
    "No technological achievements can mitigate the disappointment of modern man, his loneliness, his feeling of inferiority, and his fear of war, revolution and terror. Not only has our generation lost faith in Providence but ...

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