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  • Books: Epstein has a Yankee brio and a Yiddish wit

    By Rabbi David Wolpe

    February 14, 2008 | 5:00 pm

    "In a Cardboard Belt!: Essays Personal, Literary, and Savage" (Houghton Mifflin, 2007) and "Narcissus Leaves the Pool: Familiar Essays" (Mariner Books, 2007), both by Joseph Epstein.

    "Come to me in some grievous difficulty: I will talk to you like a father, even like a lawyer. I'll...