Books, Reviews, Prints

Jewish Literature Live!

2009 - 2018

Taught by Professor Faye Moskowitz,
author of And the Bridge is Love,
A Leak in the Heart
, Whoever Sees This,
I Love You
and other works.

Chair, English Department, George Washington University

Jewish Literature Live 2018 – Final Semester

Shulem Deen

Owen LewisSometimes Full of Daylight

A collection of poetry

Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018

Marvin Center 405

Shulem DeenAll Who Go Do Not Return

A memoir about being ousted from an ultra-Orthodox life and the consequences

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Marvin Center Amphitheater

Daniel Torday

Daniel TordayThe Last Flight of Poxyl West, A Novel

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Marvin Center Amphitheater

Faye Moskowitz

Faye MoskowitzA Leak in the Heart

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Marvin Center Amphitheater

Serena Dykman

Serena DykmanNana

A documentary film on the Holocaust

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Marvin Center 309

Susan Faludi

Susan FaludiIn the Darkroom

A memoir about Faludi's Holocaust survivor-father who had a sex change in his eighties

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Marvin Center Amphitheater

Jewish Literature Live 2017

Ariel SabarMy Father’s Paradise: A Son’s Search for his Jewish Past in Kurdish Iraq

February 2, 2017

Marvin Center Amphitheater

Elizabeth PolinerAs Close to Us as Breathing

February 23, 2017

Marvin Center Amphitheater

Etgar KeretAuthor of The Bus Driver Who Wanted to be God

March 9, 2017

Marvin Center Room 308

Sam Lipsyte

Sam LipsyteThe Fun Parts

March 30, 2017

Marvin Center Room 308


Geraldine BrooksPeople of the Book

April 13, 2017

Marvin Center Room 308


Faye MoskowitzAnd the Bridge is Love

Marvin Center Amphitheater

Jewish Literature Live 2016

Annabelle Gurwich

Annabelle GurwichI See You Made an Effort

TV star, actor and humorist

January 21, 2016

Marvin Center 301


Peter SlevinMichelle Obama: A Life

Journalist & Author

February 4, 2016

Marvin Center 301

Aryeh Lev Stollman

Aryeh Lev StollmanThe Far Euphrates

February 18, 2016

Marvin Center 301

Judith Viorst

Judith ViorstNecessary Losses

March 3, 2016

Marvin Center 307


Mary MorrisThe Jazz Palace

March 24, 2016

Marvin Center 301

Molly AntapolThe UnAmericans

April 7, 2016

Marvin Center 301


Phyllis RoseThe Shelf and Parallel Lives

April 19, 2016

Marvin Center 308

Roz Chast

Roz ChastCan't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?

New Yorker cartoonist & author of the graphic memoirs

April 28, 2016

Marvin Center 307

Jewish Literature Live 2015

Nick KotzThe Harness Makers Dream

February 5, 2015

Marvin Center Ampitheater

Daniel Handler/Lemony SnicketWe Are Pirates and A Series of Unfortunate Events

February 19, 2015

Elliot School at George Washington University

Jean KorelitzAdmission

March 3, 2015

Marvin Center Room 301

Thomas Beller

Tom BellerNine Stories

March 26, 2015

Marvin Center Ampitheater

Michelle Brafman

Michelle BrafmanWashing the Dead

April 9, 2015

Marvin Center Ampitheater

Gary Shteyngart

Gary ShteyngartLittle Failure

April 23, 2015

Jack Morton Auditorium

Jewish Literature Live 2014

Dara Horn

Dana HornA Guide for the Perplexed

Jan. 30, 2014

Marvin Center 405

Anouk MarkovitzI am Forbidden

February 13, 2014

Marvin Center Amphitheater

Helene WeckerThe Golem and the Jinni

February 27, 2014

Marvin Center Amphitheater

Claudia Roth PierpontRoth Unbounds

March 20, 2014

Marvin Center Amphitheater

Joy LadinThrough the Door of Life: a Jewish Journey between Genders


April 3, 2014

Marvin Center

Fran LebowitzThe Fran Lebowitz Reader

author and quintessential New Yorker

April 17, 2014

Jack Morton Auditorium

Jewish Literature Live 2013

Lisa ZeidnerLove Bomb

author, poet and professor

January 24, 2013

Jami AttenbergThe Middlesteins


February 7, 2013

Bruce Jay FriedmanA Mother's Kisses

novelist, screenwriter, playwright, and actor

February 21, 2013

David BezmozgisNatasha: and Other Stories

award-winning writer and filmmaker

March 19, 2013

Tony Kushner, Angels in America

Pulitzer Prize winning playwright and screenwriter

April 9, 2013

Nathan EnglanderWhat We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank


April 25, 2013

Jewish Literature Live 2012

Aryeh lev StollmanThe Far Euphrates

author and neuroradiologist

January 26, 2012

Jack Morton Auditorium

Nicole KraussThe History of Love


March 22, 2012

Jack Morton Auditorium

Pearl AbrahamThe Romance Reader

American novelist, essayist and short story writer

March 22, 2012

Erica JongFear of Flying

Woman, Author, Icon and... Italophile

April 10, 2012

Bel KaufmanUp the Down Staircase

esteemed author and professor

April 24 & 25, 2012

Jack Morton Auditorium

Jewish Literature Live 2011

Adam KirschBenjamin Disraeli (Jewish Encounters)

poet and literary critic


Gary Shteyngart

Gary ShteyngartAbsurdistan

novelist and satirist


Steve SternThe Wedding Jester

author and teacher


Lilly Rivlin

journalist, writer, and filmmaker


Allegra GoodmanThe Cookbook Collector



E.L. Doctorow

novelist, editor, and professor


Sana KrasikovOne More Year

fiction writer,


Jewish Literature Live 2010

(partial list)

Howard JacobsonThe Finkler Question

novelist and journalist.


Myla GoldbergBee Season



Rebecca GoldsteinMazel

philosopher, novelist and public intellectual.


Gabriel BrownsteinThe Man from Beyond

author and professor



Jewish Literature Live 2009

Anya UlinishOne More Year

novelist, graphic novelist, and short-story writer

March 5, 2009

Michael ChabonWonder Boy

novelist and short story writer

March 23, 2009

Art SpiegelmanMaus

American cartoonist, editor, and comics advocate

April 2, 2009