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Out and About: Jason Schwartzman on 'Bored to Death'; Al Pacino on Broadway

By Ezra Glinter

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  • Read a history of Israel’s modern dance movement.

  • Egyptian author Alaa Al Aswany, author of “The Yacoubian Building,” has objected to having his work translated into Hebrew.

  • Israeli writer Etgar Keret and artist Michal Rovner have been awarded the French Order of Arts and Letters.

  • Read an excerpt from Adam Levin’s enormous new novel, “The Instructions.”

  • Gary Shteyngart gives a tour of his alma mater, Stuyvesant High School.

  • Dutch novelist Harry Mulisch (the son of a Jewish mother and a Nazi collaborator), Kennedy adviser and self-described “Danish Russian Jewish Unitarian” Theodore Sorensen, and leading Israeli archeologist Ehud Netzer have died.


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