George Prochnik


Stranger in a Strange Land

The Impossible Exile


George Prochnik's essays, poetry, and fiction have appeared in numerous journals. He has taught English and American literature at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, is editor-at-large for Cabinet magazine, and is the author of The Impossible Exile: Stefan Zweig at the End of the World (2014), In Pursuit of Silence: Listening for Meaning in a World of Noise (2010), and Putnam Camp: Sigmund Freud, James Jackson Putnam, and the Purpose of American Psychology (2006). His book Stranger in a Strange Land: Searching for Gershom Scholem and Jerusalem is forthcoming with Granta Books. He lives in New York City.

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