Articles tagged jewish identity

Of Maus and Men: Postwar Identity Through a Postmodern Lens in Art Spiegelman’s ‘Maus’

Far more than a comic book with an edge, Maus interrogates the fallacious identity politics of the Nazis, to an unforgettable effect. Given recent events in Europe, this is a vital book to revisit.

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Gentlemen of the Road by Michael Chabon

Fans of Chabon will want to know that questions of identity here are sexual as well as religious and that these matters are artfully twined into the action.

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10 May 2007 // 11:00 PM

The Yiddish Policemens Union by Michael Chabon

Yiddish detective tracks a killer across Alaska in Michael Chabon's brilliantly conceived noir history.

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//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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