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Nicole Krauss: Forest Dark

(Fiction, 304 pp. 2017)

This hybrid work of fiction, memoir and literary criticism alternates between two distinct stories about two Americans who travel to Tel Aviv searching for something they cannot articulate: a New York lawyer named Epstein in the final stages of giving away his fortune; a critically acclaimed American novelist named Nicole, suffering a mixture of writer’s block, insomnia and restlessness.

Kirkus Review

Review from Jewish Women’s Archive

Review by Maron L. Waxman, Jewish Book Council

Review by Emily St John Mandel, The Guardian, August 18, 2017

Review by Anna E. Clark, Los Angeles Review of Books, September 19, 2017

Review by Ron Charles, Washington Post, September 12, 2017

Review by Peter Orner, New York Times, September 12, 2017

Alex Dueben interviews Nicole Krauss, The Rumpus, September 25, 2017