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20th Century Jewish Lives

From antisemitism in early-century Russia to the fading industry of Philip Roth’s Newark, these Pulitzer winners—including two exploring cartooning—chronicle the Jewish experience throughout the 1900s.

Books in this Series

  • Art Spiegelman, Maus: A Survivor’s Tale (I)
  • Art Spiegelman, Maus: And Here My Troubles Began (II)
  • Philip Roth, American Pastoral
  • Bernard Malamud, The Fixer
  • Michael Chabon, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay

Available Facilitators

How to Book this Series

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