Biography & Memoir
"A striking success…the account of the White House years is absorbing, the account of Mary Lincoln's life as a widow utterly compelling." —New York Times
The story of the international struggle to preserve Kafka’s literary legacy.
Winner of the 2020 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature
"Dramatic and illuminating…[R]aises momentous questions about nationality, religion, literature, and even the Holocaust." —Adam Kirsch, The Atlantic
"Beautifully written, utterly felt, it will enrich all who read it."—Anna Quindlen
A memoir about the author’s father, whose courageous defence of a black man accused of rape calls to mind To Kill a Mockingbird.