Shalom Auslander

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Shalom Auslander and Anne Frank

Friday, January 20, 2012

What if Anne Frank had lived? That’s the premise of the new novel by Shalom Auslander, who made his name with the dark comic memoir Foreskin's Lament. Hope: A Tragedy is about a yuppi...


Shalom Auslander's Novel, Hope: A Tragedy

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

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.

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Shalom Auslander on His Relationship to God

Wednesday, October 10, 2007

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.

Foreskin’s Lament is available for purchase at

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