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A flower of Ashkenazi frizz

In her last blogs, Joanna Smith Rakoff wrote about some of her favorite books.
In the months preceding its publication, Jean Hanff Korelitz’s Admission received more than its share of tabloid-style hype, all of which focused on, let’s say, the nonfiction aspect of the novel: the glimpse Korelitz offers of the Ivy League admissions process, a subject of rabid fascination for the American middle class. Continue reading here.