Molly Antopol: The UnAmericans

(Short Stories, 288 pp. 2014)

Spanning “the entire Ashkenazi Jewish universe, from New York to Belarus to Israel and Los Angeles,” Molly Antopol’s debut collection explores the link between individual choices and the larger forces of human history, deftly depicting the everyday anxieties of immigrant lives and the intimate links between family and history. 

  • Kirkus Review
  • Review by Tahneer Oksman and discussion questions, Jewish Book Council
  • Review by Dwight Garner, New York Times, March 18, 2014 
  • Review by Carmela Ciuraru, San Francisco Chronicle, February 7, 2014 
  • Review by Meg Wolitzer, NPR, February 12, 2014
  • Review by Catherine Taylor, Telegraph, July 1, 2015
  • Review by Tom Zelman, Star Tribune, February 27, 2014
  • Hannah Gersen Interviews Molly Antopol, The Millions, February 11, 2014
  • Lauren O’Neal interviews Molly Antopol, The Rumpus, February 17, 2014
  • Allison McCarthy interviews Molly Antopol, 7x7 magazine, January 31, 2014
  • Rich Fahle interviews Molly Antopol, 2014 (8 min. video)