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In 'Dinner at the Center of the Earth,' Nathan Englander deepens and expands what he does so well

Nathan Englander is a fabulist: That’s the first thing to keep in mind. Even when he’s trafficking in the naturalistic — in his story “The Wig” from “For the Relief of Unbearable Urges” or in the magnificent collection “What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank” — he aspires to the lesson...
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Books: Literary events, Nathan Englander and more

Business & Finance : Money & Co

This week our Sunday paper brings you the fall arts preview. Here’s what’s inside: THE BIG STORY Salman Rushdie, whose new novel is “The Golden House,” kicks off the fall literary season with two events in Southern California: a boo...

Nathan Englander Channels his Inner John le Carré

Entertainment / Books : NYTimes: Books

“Dinner at the Center of the Earth” is a Turducken of a book: “a literary novel inside a spy thriller that’s inside a love story.”

Nathan Englander, author of new Israel thriller, wants ‘as many passports as I can get’

News / International Affairs : Mondoweiss

Novelist Nathan Englander has a new political thriller called "Dinner at the Center of the World," based on his efforts to imagine peace between Israel and Palestine, but asked if Israel should give up its character as a Jewish stat...

Tragic 'Twenty-Seventh Man' brings power of the pen to bear

Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : Greenspace

Nathan Englander's short story, "The Twenty-Seventh Man," from his debut collection, "For the Relief of Unbearable Urges," is so impeccably pulled off, so beautifully composed in the spirit of the great Yiddish writers it depicts th...

In 'Dinner at the Center of the Earth,' Nathan Englander deepens and expands what he does so well

Entertainment / Books : LA Times: Books

Nathan Englander is a fabulist: That’s the first thing to keep in mind. Even when he’s trafficking in the naturalistic — in his story “The Wig” from “For the Relief of Unbearable Urges” or in the magnificent collection “What We Talk...

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