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Pearl Kazin

Pearl Kazin

Back from the Fair The Great Fair: Scenes from My Childhood. by Sholom Aleichem. Translated by Tamara Kahana. Noonday. 306 pp. $3.75. Take up the autobiography of a writer...

Jews in Cardiff Ash on a Young Man’s Sleeve. by Dannie Abse. Criterion. 200 pp. $3.00.   For all its toughening know-how, and the deracinating power that New York’s brash...

Two First Novels A Length of Rope. by Monroe Engel. Random House. 246 pp. $3.00. The Closest Kin There is. by Clara Winston. Harcourt, Brace. 244 pp. $3.00.   Two fine first novels,...

The Wisdom of Fools The Wise Men of Helm. by Solomon Simon. Translated from the Yiddish “Di Helden fun Chelm,” by Ben Bengal and David Simon. New York,...