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From Canada, Fugitive Pieces From the Legacy of the Holocaust

I have read a lot of Holocaust books in the course of my journey through the 1001 Books list. Each book has moved me, has added to my understanding of the time and place, of the experience of those whose … Continue reading

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In Poland, on Schindler’s Miraculous List

I’m still not sure if this stage of my journey will leave me with nightmares. I was a little afraid to allow myself to fall asleep last night. But I do not in any way regret stopping here in Cracow … Continue reading

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Fatelessness: A Powerful Testament to Human Survival

My journey to Hungary was a powerful one, with side trips to concentration camps. This is a book that will stay with me a long time. It is actually hard to start something else, because whatever I start is bound … Continue reading

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And They’re OFF!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Today begins my round the world reading adventure. I’m starting the year finishing up Operation Shylock, by Phillip Roth, which takes place in Jerusalem. It is a strange tale of impersonation, identity, Anti-Semitism, Zionism. It is a bit of a … Continue reading

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