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Steven J. Zipperstein

About

Steven J. Zipperstein is the Daniel E. Koshland Professor in Jewish Culture and History at Stanford University, and the author and editor of eight books including, most recently, Rosenfeld’s Lives: Fame, Oblivion, and the Furies of Writing.

He has won the National Jewish Book Award, the Leviant Prize of the Modern Language Association, and the Judah Magnes Gold Medal from the American Friends of the Hebrew University.

Zipperstein is currently finishing a cultural history of Russian Jewry in the beginning of the 20th century. He has worked at universities in France, Poland, and Russia, and taught at Oxford for six years.

His essays have appeared in the New York Times, New Republic, Dissent, the New England Review, and many other publications.

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