“I have admired Cynthia Ozick since I was young. My father introduced me to her work in the pages of The New Yorker while I was in high school. I immediately responded to her intensity and delicacy, the layered beauty of her descriptions and her extraordinary vision of Jewish history and anxiety. I was fascinated by its richness sentence by sentence, by her use of metaphor, by her learning and the way that she embraced and celebrated Jewish texts and literary texts, the way she interwove strands of tradition.” Read more...
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