The Archives: I. B. Singer

FSG has published Isaac Bashevis Singer’s works for over fifty years, including The Magician of Lublin, Gimpel the Fool, and his Collected Stories. As you can imagine, there’s a wealth of interesting material from his archives. Here’s just a brief selection.

You’ll notice our print advertising is nothing if not consistent: the notice for In My Father’s Court isn’t terribly different from its modern-day counterparts.

All images courtesy of the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin. Typewriter photography by Pete Smith.

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Paris Review editor Lorin Stein’s Introduction to the 50th Anniversary Edition of The Magician of Lublin

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  • So please that Singer’s work is being republished. The man was a master. Considerable breadth of feeling in everything he did, like a Kafka with a (supply your own).