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  • 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 ...
  • Singer, Isaac Bashevis (Nobel Foundation, 1978-12-08)
    Recorded excerpt, in both Yiddish and English, from the Nobel Prize lecture by Isaac Bashevis Singer. Click on the link to access the audio.
  • Singer, Isaac Bashevis (Nobel Foundation, 1978-12-08)
    Text of Isaac Bashevis' Nobel Prize Lecture. Click on the link above to access the lecture.
  • Cohen, Joshua Aaron (The New Republic, 2018-09-06)
    "Seventy years after its founding, has the Jewish State abandoned the American diaspora?" Click on the link above to access the article by one of the most acclaimed younger Jewish American writers.
  • Pinsker, Sanford (My Jewish Learning, 2006)
    "If Jewish-American literature in the early years of the 21st century seems to be “going everywhere,” that’s a good, exciting thing. We have, after all, many more decades before the dust settles. History will make judgments ...
  • Gold, Michael (Carroll & Graf Publishers, 1966)
    A classic novel about poor American Jews living in New York City in the early Twentieth Century . Click on the link above to borrow it online from the Internet Archive.
  • Brown, Jeffrey (PBS NewsHour, 2013-10-18)
    Jeffrey Brown interviews Jonathan Lethem about his novel, Dissident Gardens, on PBS (Public Broadcasting Service) NewsHour. Click on the link above to access the video..
  • Lethem, Jonathan (2016)
    The Reading Room is a section of Lethem's official homepage, in which he presents some of his uncollected writings. Click on the link above to access the page.
  • Serafin, Steven R. (Encyclopedia Britannica, 2016)
    A brief article in the Encyclopedia Britannica about the background and work of author, Jonathan Safron Foer. Click on the link to read the article.
  • Gross, Terry (National Public Radio (NPR), 2016-11-10)
    An interview by Terry Gross with author, Jonathan Safran Foer, on "Fresh Air," the radio show she hosts on NPR. Click on the link above to listen to the interview and/or read the transcript of the interview.
  • Gottlieb, Amy (Jewish Women's Archive, 2009-03)
    Biography of best-selling author, Judy Blume, Click on the link to read the biography.
  • Blume, Judy (Makers, 2018)
    In this video, Judy Blume discusses her purpose in writing novels and the controversy aroused by her incorporating sexuality in her novels by and about young women. Click on the link to watch the video.
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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.
  • Englander, Nathan (Jewish Currents, 2019-04-10)
    This is an excerpt from Nathan Englander's novel "kaddish.com" (Knopf, 2019). Click on the link above to access it.
  • Biography.com (A&E Television Networks, 2016-11-17)
    A brief biography of Leonard Cohen. Click on the link above to access the biography.
  • Remnick, David (The New Yorker, 2016-10-17)
    A biographical essay about Leonard Cohen, focusing on his last album, "Make It Darker." Click on the link above to access the article.
  • Cohen, Leonard (Jarkko Arjatsalo, 1995)
    A selection of poems by Leonard Cohen. Click on the link to access the page.

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