A Life in Translation
Aviya Kushner on Isaac Bashevis Singer
ISAAC B. SINGER:
By Florence Noiville. Translated by Catherine Temerson. Farrar, Straus, & Giroux. 192 pp. $23
My father likes to tell two stories about the writer Isaac Bashevis Singer. In the first, Singer is speaking to a group of students in New York City. Just as a shoemaker thinks of...