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Books: Epstein has a Yankee brio and a Yiddish wit


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/books/article/books_epstein_has_a_yankee_brio_and_a_yiddish_wit_20080215

For we have in our midst an essayist with a slightly more down-home American tang (Max Beerbohm was essentially, quintessentially, British). Joseph Epstein combines that Yankee brio with a Yiddish wit and an elegant erudition that recalls Beerbohm. He is funny, he is wise and you ought to be reading him.

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