Dan Friedman

Amir Gutfreund, Writer of Wit and Power, Dies at 52

In Culture, history on February 20, 2016 at 4:18 pm

I first met Amir Gutfreund at the Pierre Hotel in the spring of 2007. To inaugurate the biggest Jewish literary prize ever, in honor of multi-millionaire Sami Rohr, literati, journalists and organizers had been gathered to one of Manhattan’s glitziest hotels. Gutfreund’s firm no-nonsense manner and even firmer sense of the absurd was in full force.

Read more: Forward, Culture
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