Saturday, May 05, 2007

The Yiddish Policemen's Union - EW review

The Yiddish Policemen's Union | Book Review | Entertainment Weekly: "In Chabon's pulpy world, gray bureaucrats sparkle as ''men with the variegated surnames of doomed crewmen in a submarine movie,'' and one chess player's ''mother is calling him on the ultrasonic frequency reserved by the government for Jewish mothers in the event of lunch.'' By the end, the plot bulges like a fatty pastrami sandwich. But in such an unholy land, what's not to love? A-"


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