Shalom Auslander talks about his novel Hope: A Tragedy, a humorous and haunting examination of the burdens and abuse of history, and a compelling story of the hopeless longing to be free of those pasts which haunt our present lives.
Shalom Auslander describes his Orthodox Jewish upbringing as theological abuse in his memoir, Foreskin’s Lament. He was forced to grapple with his relationship to God and Judaism when deciding whether to circumcise his newborn son.
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