Tag Archives: Jason Diamond

Jews and Awards

Posted by Naomi Firestone-Teeter

Jewcy editor Jason Diamond shares his thoughts on Jews winning (and not winning book awards) in “Howard Jacobson and Literary Jews that Win and don’t win Awards”:

The idea that Jews don’t win book awards is actually the idea that Philip Roth never wins the Nobel for literature award. And to be frank, so what? He’s won several major awards including 3 PEN/Faulkner’s in the last 20 years alone. People who say this base so much on the fact that year after year he seems to be “snubbed” for the Nobel. It’s too bad that “Jewish writer” consistently means “Philip Roth.”

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Candlestick Readings + Book Club

Posted by Naomi Firestone

 

If you live in NY (or happen to be stopping by) check out this great new series out in Brooklyn…continue reading here.

The Jew and the Condom

Posted by Naomi Firestone
Jason Diamond writes for Jewcy about Gotz Aly and Michael Sontheimer’s Fromms: How Julius Fromm’s Condom Empire Fell to the Nazis…continue reading here.