Jordan Kisner

Jordan Kisner’s essay collection,  Thin Places, came out in 2020.

Am I dead? Susan Taubes’s Stories

Jordan Kisner, 5 October 2023

Let’sstart with her life, which is as operatically strange as the fiction. Susan Taubes was born Judit Zsuzánna Feldmann in Budapest in 1928. Her father was one of Freud’s disciples; his father was chief rabbi of Budapest. At the age of eleven, she and her father left Hungary for the United States (her mother stayed behind to marry someone else) and watched from afar as...

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