Dan Friedman

Clambering Over Anne Frank to Nathan Englander

In Books, Culture on February 18, 2012 at 9:17 pm

You have to clamber over the bodies of Anne Frank and Raymond Carver to reach Nathan Englander’s new stories. With all the ghosts, comparisons and cultural baggage, it’s a messy business, not least because the drying footprints of Shalom Auslander are receding from the side of the Holocaust victim.


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