literature

literature

L.A. Book Club on Israeli LiteratureOnce a month, in and around Beverly Hills, a word-of-mouth club, comprised of all Israelis, meets at alternating members’ homes to discuss Hebrew literature by Israeli authors.

A reflection on the enduring imprint of fictional characters like J.D. Salinger's Holden Caufield.

Previous "On Being" guest, Adele Diamond, tells a story about meeting the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala, India at a Mind and Life Institute dialogue. We highlight some of the passages Adele Diamond presented to the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala — including texts from Rabbi Heschel, Bashevis Singer, Rachel Naomi Remen, and Henri Nouwen.

McCullough's reference to Mad Max and Death Wish prompted us to put together cinematic revenge moments for the program. In the end, it didn't fit but why not let you hear them?

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