The ruthlessly engrossing and beautifully rendered story of the Brodskys, a family of artists who realize, too late, one elemental truth: Creation’s. “Mansbach has a talent for writing full, memorable characters that seem untidy and complex [his] prose crackles with insight. The End of the Jews spans three . Mansbach (Angry Black White Boy, , etc.) searchingly examines the fraught relations between Jews and gentiles, blacks and whites, men.

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I don’t love Jews any less for it, and neither does Mansbach, but I do know us better for what we are. Aug 11, Stephanie rated it it was amazing Shelves: Archived from the original PDF on 26 September Dec 26, Howard rated it it was ok. This witty drama reminds me of a movie Woody Allen would make, since it addresses estranged Jewish Just finished this book, and I must say, Mansbach has a true gift for language and for creating a compelling plot.

Videos About This Book. L’affitto della sala in sinagoga costa qualche palo. Also I felt super uncomfortable reading this on the subway. Jul 19, Lynda rated it liked it. Tristan Brodsky, sprung from the.

The End of the Jews

Just finished this book, and I must say, Mansbach has a true gift for language and for manwbach a compelling plot. It seems like the kind of tit There are insights into the human mind in this book which made me realise a lot about myself. I think I never got around to reviewing it because it was too awesome for me to do something slapdash and I never quite found the time for something meaningful, but good goddamn I loved that book.


I never heard about the author or any of his books before and had no idea what to expect. Mansbach is a gifted and talented storyteller. It’s a page turner, although maybe a bit slow to get into. Jan 07, Nick rated it really iews it. Dec 01, Jacob rated it really liked it.

Dec 15, Kim rated it really liked it. It could have used better editing. Born to Use Mics. Very few writers could have attempted all this without farcical results. The Mayor of Kews.

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I mean it wasn’t bad bad, like poorly written or full of typos and tthe holes or whatever. He lives in Berkeley, California and co-hosts a radio show, “Father Figures”. There’s no joy, no light-footedness, no soar, no delight. Stick with it through the first couple engrossing but slightly confusing chapters or maybe just don’t read it on the subway and you won’t find it confusing and it will be very rewarding.

Or maybe it’s not so strange; maybe every great writer has a first book to purge themselves of, to get out of the way and off their chests before they can get over themselves and write something with some beauty and brilliance that’s not hopelessly stifled by its author’s self-importance.

Putting the book down several times for a few days might make a reader confused or disengaged easily.


The End of the Jews by Adam Mansbach

Assimilatie is al in Praag in gang gezet onder de dreiging van het antisemitisme. At every turn, The End of the Jews is startling in its honesty. Trivia About The End of the Jews. Both have spouses who are artists, a poet and a photographer. Views Read Edit View history. This novel is not to be missed.

What don’t I like about this book? And he lets you know it. Its timeline interweaving narrative is sprawling, Adam Mansbach’s recent horror action thrillers betrayed a literary skills and credentials, but this book really brought home just how well the man can write.

As a side note, I have noticed people dislike the title. Painfully honest, compassionately cognizant of human frailty and complexity, alive to the magic of creativity yet aware of its consequences—very exciting fiction indeed.

This multigenerational saga is rich, informative, and very lf from the first page until the last. Archived from the original on May 02, Justin rated it it was amazing.

Refresh and try again. Glimpses of the Moon. This is fascinating, scorching drama. There was very little about Jews. I need more continuity! Looking for More Great Reads? A truly energetic writer.

The sacrifices all make for art loom large: