Monday, February 27, 2012

Auslander: Touching the Touchiest Subjects

"I knew from reading the jacket copy that Shalom Auslander's debut novel, Hope: A Tragedy, would touch on all sorts of taboos. Indeed, it contains many a joke on topics that are usually way off-limits, including Anne Frank, the Holocaust, and Jesus' last words on the cross. But I had no idea just how intelligent and beautifully written it was also going to be."

So writes Elizabeth Floyd Mair in the Times Union. Read more.

Auslander visits this coming Thursday, March 1st.