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  • Kaddish 
    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.
  • Henderson, Bruce (Jewish Women's Archive, 2009-03-20)
    A biography of Lillian Hellman. "Controversial both during and after her life, Lillian Hellman is one of the leading women of letters of mid-century America and a pioneer in the area of women as playwrights." Click on the ...
  • Maggid 
    Piercy, Marge (Poetry Foundation, 2001)
    In the Passover Seder the Maggid is the telling of the Passover story. This poem is the poet Marge Piercy's commentary on the story. Click on the link above to read it.
  • Wolitzer, Meg (2018)
    Meg Wolitzer homepage, showing the books she has written and listing her upcoming speaking events. Click on the link to access it.
  • Plallardy, Richard (Encylopedia Britannica, Inc., 2017-01-27)
    A short biography of author, Michael Chabon and discussion of his works. Click on the link above for the article.
  • Foran, Charles (Canadian Encyclopedia, 2015-03-04)
    Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia about the writer, Moredcai Richler. Click on the link to access the article.
  • Richler, Mordecai (Jewish Public Library of Montreal, 1969-03-16)
    Recording in two parts of a reading by Mordecai Richler at the Jewish Public Library of Montreal of his work, then in progress, provisionally entitled, "The Horseman of St. Urbain Street." The book was published in 1971 ...
  • Arnold, Janice (CJN: Canadian Jewish News, 2017-08-16)
    Written on the occasion of the 150th birthday of Canada, this essay considers the life, work and political attitudes of Mordecai Richler about the separatist movement in Quebec. Click on the link to read the article.
  • Griffiths, Sian (The Guardian, 2011-01-11)
    An essay in The Guardian about Montreal as it was when Mordecai Richler grew up there. He wrote about the Jewish immigrant experience in Montreal. Click on the link to access the article.
  • Brennan, Sarah (The Book Report, Inc (bookreporter.com), 2000-10-24)
    According to this review, "MOTHERLESS BROOKLYN, Jonathan Lethem's latest novel, strikes a near perfect balance between hard-boiled crime story and literary fiction." Click on the link above to read the rest of the article.
  • Horn, Dara (Tablet, 2020-02-10)
    Ann essay on the literary work of I J Singer, the brother of the I B Singer, the Nobel Prie winner in the literature. The author of this article writes, I'd "like to make the case for a writer I regard as a much better ...
  • Nance, Kevin; Englander, Nathan (Chicago Tribune, 2012-12-07)
    An interview with the Jewish American writer Nathan Englander. Click on the link above to access.
  • Nevermind 
    Cohen, Leonard (YouTube, 2014-09-23)
    The version of Nevermind on the album Popular Problems. Click on the link above to access the YouTube video.
  • Roth, Philip; McGrath, Charles (New York Times, 2018-01-16)
    A interview with Philip Roth in the New York Times. Click on the link above to access it.
  • Academy of American Poets (poets.org, 2017-03-15)
    A biography of the Poet Laureate of the United States, Philip Levine. Click on the link above to access.
  • Homberger, Eric (The Guardian, 2018-05-23)
    A biographical essay on the life and work of Philip Roth that argues the "Poignantly humane novelist set on emancipating American literature from respectability." Click on the link above to access this essay that serves ...

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