Judith Shulevitz

Judith Shulevitz is a former culture editor of Slate and the author of The Sabbath World: Glimpses of a Different Order of Time.

Books
Sept. 5 2011 10:13 AMThe Perfect GameChad Harbach's baseball novel evokes an American paradise.
The Book Club
Jan. 20 2011 10:56 AMAttending to the Abdominal Core vs. a Political Cause
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Nov. 23 2010 11:54 AMSamuel Clemens' SecretWhat Mark Twain's Autobiography doesn't reveal.
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June 10 2010 9:57 AMThe Skinless NovelistAre editors polishing away Henry Roth's neurotic genius?
The Book Club
March 23 2010 6:00 PMWhat Can Keep the Sabbath From Being Just Boring and Lonely?
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Nov. 16 2009 6:54 AMStage FrightHow to read Philip Roth's quartet on aging.
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July 27 2009 6:59 AMA Very American MalignancyMaile Meloy is an expert on having it both ways.
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July 22 2008 7:38 AMThe Care and Feeding of FictionJames Wood's critical manifesto is firm, yet flexible.
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March 24 2008 7:18 AMThe Liberation of LyingWhat Tobias Wolff gets and the frauds don't.
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Oct. 30 2006 6:22 AMThe Anatomy of DestinyAlice Munro, spinner of fates.
Faith-based
July 29 2005 6:39 AMThe View From SaturdaySecular Israelis try to rescue the Sabbath.
Book Blitz
Oct. 14 2004 7:56 AMThe Indigenous American Berserk
Book Blitz
Oct. 11 2004 3:49 PMSo, Is Roth's Novel an Allegory of the Current Situation, or Not?
The Book Club
Aug. 7 2003 10:10 AMThe Method of Madness
The Book Club
Aug. 5 2003 12:02 PMThe Best Thing Ever Written About Journalism
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April 11 2011 11:41 AMWhy David Foster Wallace Couldn't FinishThe Pale King reveals the secrets of boredom.
The Book Club
Jan. 11 2011 4:07 PMThe Curse of Perfectionism and the Yoga Cure
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Aug. 30 2010 6:45 AMThe Tolstoy of the Internet EraJonathan Franzen's Freedom is an epic map of our imprisonment.
The Book Club
March 24 2010 3:55 PMEveryone's Least Favorite Subject: Rules and Why We Need Them
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Feb. 7 2010 9:04 AMIn Search of the RealWhere is Don DeLillo's quest taking him?
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Sept. 21 2009 9:30 AMThe Encumbrance of Things PastThe mystery of William Trevor's nostalgia.
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April 6 2009 4:43 PMWhy Write While Israel Burns?Amos Oz's entrancing paranoia.
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April 21 2008 7:22 AMMirror, Mirror on the Wall, Who's the Cleverest of Them All?Keith Gessen's great adventure.
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Dec. 10 2007 7:31 AMWho Cares?The big question at the heart of J.M. Coetzee's work.
Faith-based
March 8 2006 3:00 PMThe Belief TrapThe evolutionary explanation of religion gets stuck.
Faith-based
May 12 2005 5:47 AMThe Power of the Mustard Seed Why strict churches are strong.
Book Blitz
Oct. 12 2004 12:28 PMIt Has Happened Here
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Oct. 30 2003 3:06 PMOld-World StyleShirley Hazzard's long-awaited novel.
The Book Club
Aug. 6 2003 10:22 AMRacism? Or Just Callousness?
The Book Club
June 12 2003 3:05 PMActing Like a Man

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Oct. 23 2014 7:30 AM Our Solar System and Galaxy … Seen by an Astronaut
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