Search Results: "Shalom Auslander"


BOOK REVIEW

FORESKIN’S LAMENT by Shalom Auslander
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 4, 2007

"An often breathtakingly irreverent look at religion and the humorous side of exorcising the past."
What was it that Tolstoy said about unhappy families? Read full book review >

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HOPE: A TRAGEDY by Shalom Auslander
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 12, 2012

"Brutal, irreverent and very funny. An honest-to-goodness heir to Portnoy's Complaint."
A family man suffers from money woes, a judgmental spouse and a hectoring mother. But things don't get really funny until he discovers Anne Frank living in his attic. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEWARE OF GOD by Shalom Auslander
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2005

"Too brief by far, but with enough sparks to give an idea of the author's irreverent revelations. Overall, a fresh voice, and wonderfully fearless."
Shades of the absurd, Orthodox Jewish style, in a nutty little debut collection of 14 stories. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"The most chilling, powerful, and well-written wartime memoir since The End of Days. (22 b&w photos, not seen)"
A breathless Holocaust memoir of a young man who was, variously, victim, avenger, partisan, Polish soldier, and illegal immigrant to Palestine. Read full book review >