George Prochnik

George Prochnik’s most recent book, Stranger in a Strange Land: Searching for Gershom Scholem and Jerusalem was a New York Times “Editor’s Choice” and has been long-listed for the Wingate Prize in the United Kingdom. His previous book, The Impossible Exile: Stefan Zweig at the End of the World, won the National Jewish Book Award for Biography/Memoir in 2014. He is editor-at-large for Cabinet magazine. 


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

The Hasidic Question

On "Hasidism: A New History," recently released by Princeton University Press....


The Desert Threshold

If we view the notion of climate change from the point of view of colonial history we can see countless examples of climate change engineered as a project....


A Tale of Two Freuds: Thinking in Pictures
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Open to any author writing in English about the Chicanx/Latinx experience, the Rivera Book Prize is committed to the discovery and fostering of extraordinary writing by a first-time or early career author whose work examines the long and varied contributions of Chicanx/Latinx in the US. The Rivera Book Prize aims to provide a platform that showcases the emerging literary talent of the Chicanx/Latinx community, to cultivate the next generation of Chicanx/Latinx writers, and to continue the rich literary memory of Tomás Rivera, Chicano author, poet, activist, and educator.

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