Herman Wouk is one of our living masters, the author of “Marjorie Morningstar,” “The Caine Mutiny,” “This Is My God” and other novels, plays and works of nonfiction. Yet, when British philosopher Isaiah Berlin suggested Wouk write an autobiography, Wouk’s wife encouraged him to...
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When I quickly first read the Wall Street Journal’s brief note that Herman Wouk had written a new novel, “The Lawgiver” (Simon & Schuster: $25.99), about making a film about the life of Moses, my synapses apparently misfired. It isn’t about the “life” of Moses, as I first misread...
March 23, 2000 | 7:00 pmHere's news you can use for Jewish Women's History Month: "Marjorie Morningstar" lives!
Yes, despite the best efforts of feminists like me to shelve Herman Wouk's singular portrait of the American Jewish Woman, the 1955 novel and its eponymous character carry on, shaping Jewish lives...