Shalom Auslander

Monday, December 17, 2012

Riverhead Book's New York Times Notable Books!

Congrats to Junot Diaz and This Is How You Lose her and Shalom Auslander and Hope: A Tragedy: A Novel! Both are on the New York Times Notable Book list for 2012! See the full list here.
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Monday, January 23, 2012

Los Angeles Magazine chooses two Riverhead titles as must-reads for January

Shalom Auslander’s “endlessly amusing” Hope: A Tragedy and Andreas Kluth’s “fascinating” Hannibal and Me are two of Los Angeles Magazine’s Critic’s Picks for January. To read the reviews and see the full list of picks, click here.  

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Thursday, January 19, 2012

The New York Times on Shalom Auslander's "staggeringly nervy" novel Hope: A Tragedy

"Other fiction writers have gotten this fresh with Anne Frank. But they don’t get much funnier.... He is an absurdist with a deep sense of gravitas. He brings to mind Woody Allen, Joseph Heller and — oxymoron here — a libido-free version of Philip Roth... It’s a tall order for Mr. Auslander to raise an essentially comic novel to this level of moral contemplation. Yet Hope: A Tragedy succeeds shockingly well." Read more...

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Friday, January 13, 2012

The Los Angeles Times on Shalom Auslander's "scabrously funny" Hope: A Tragedy

"Willfully outrageous, a black humorist with an Old Testament moralist's heart." Read more...

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Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Shalom Auslander chooses a title for his new novel in The Paris Review

Hope: A Tragedy is Shalom Auslander's new novel, but the journey to that title was a long one as Shalom writes in The Paris Review. Read the entire essay...

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Thursday, January 06, 2011

Shalom Auslander in Tablet Magazine

This is what we’ve been doing instead of reading Shalom Auslander’s brilliant new manuscript.

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Thursday, September 30, 2010

Shalom Auslander's Foreskin's Lament



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Thursday, May 06, 2010

What Potty Training His Son Taught Shalom Auslander About Writing

Shalom Auslander, author of Foreskin's Lament, discusses writing and how it might relate to potty training (particularly when your novel's about the Holocaust) in Tablet.

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Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Shalom Auslander at the United Kingdom’s Jewish Book Week


Shalom Auslander, author of Foreskin’s Lament, and A.L. Kennedy on God-wrestling at the United Kingdom’s Jewish Book Week.

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Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Shalom Auslander on This American Life

Auslander Shalom Auslander, author of Foreskin’s Lament, has a new story in last weekend’s This American Life. Tune in to hear his tale of finding the fall guy.
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