In our current issue Tearing up the rules: Vienna's culture revolution

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  What's New:  Hannah (Lena Dunham) with a copy of Roth’s When She Was Good, in Girls

What's New: Hannah (Lena Dunham) with a copy of Roth’s When She Was Good, in Girls

What’s New: Life After Roth?

With the death of Philip Roth in May, America lost one of its literary greats. But, says Mike Witcombe, it’s time to embrace a new generation of novelists whose outlook offers a refreshingly diverse picture of Jewish American life.

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