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Nicole Krauss And Zeruya Shalev On Israel, Jewishness And Defying Reader Expectations

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Nicole Krauss And Zeruya Shalev On Israel, Jewishness And Defying Reader Expectations

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In Nicole Krauss's 2017 novel Forest Dark, an Israeli scholar asks a Jewish-American writer, "'You think your writing belongs to you?'" The writer, whose name is Nicole, responds, "'Who else?'" and the professor shoots back, "'To the Jews.'" This scene springs from Krauss's own life. Like the …

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