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sande-boritz-berger's picture
Jul.08.2012
Shortly before she passed away, my 99-year-old Aunt Irene asked if I would continue the upkeep of her sister’s grave. Something she had done for decades− since the bleak November morning, when Jean, her name was Jean, fastened her chestnut hair into plastic rollers, then hanged herself with the...
steven-belanger's picture
Jun.06.2012
photo: cover of French version, second edition, from the book's Wikipedia page   Very effective book--about the French populace not recognizing the culpability of the French police being the Nazi's stooges in 1942--that would have been great without the emphasis on the present-day...
michael-seidel's picture
May.28.2012
We've been searching for a new bank/credit union. Our current institution pays a low, low APR resulting in next to nothing in dividends. We want to stay local, however, but that's not the interest I'm thinking of right now. I'm thinking about the economy and politics. I read an article about...
mayra-calvani's picture
Jan.19.2012
A board-certified internist, Dr. Allen Malnak served as chief of medicine at Fort Sill, OK, and was medical director of a number of organizations, including the Emergency Department of Chicago’s Mount Sinai Hospital. During his long medical career in the Chicago area, he was also a...
mayra-calvani's picture
Sep.08.2011
  Dina’s Lost Tribe is a historical novel that weaves four different stories and spans from the 14th century to our present time. Henner Marcus is a professor of French Medieval Jewish Philosophy based in Chicago. One day he receives a letter from his cousin, Nina Aschauer, who’s been...
suellen-ocean's picture
Aug.04.2011
First I heard that Hitler was a vegetarian. That was long after I had become a vegetarian and it left me with strange thoughts. Then I saw this old documentary about the Nazis and the occult. It left me feeling odd and curious watching Nazis swimming in the woods, enjoying the pleasures of nature...
bob-mustin's picture
May.13.2011
A Trace of Smoke, by Rebecca Cantrell   During the two years of my MLA studies, I grew into a fascination with the emergence of Germany’s Third Reich – how it happened and why. Since, I’ve looked, beyond historical texts, to fiction relating to the years between the World Wars in Germany, and to...
steven-belanger's picture
Apr.30.2011
One sentence summary:   The Gravediggers   Fears and bias surrounding an outbreak of TB in 1890s Exeter, Rhode Island, hide the scourge of a true vampire in the town and surrounding area.  [May be combined with the Plague in 1665-6 Eyam, England and AIDS in early 1980s America, and a...
arlene-goldbard's picture
Nov.28.2010
How much does the past constrain the future? To what degree are we bound by the chain of causality? In many forms—inherited guilt, pathways of desire, the freeedom of art—the past week has brought these questions to my attention. The more I ponder them, the more I am convinced that the answer...
irma-fritz's picture
Nov.09.2010
As today is the 72nd anniversary of Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass, when Nazi stormtroopers and ordinary German citizens smashed Jewish homes, businesses and synagogues, and killed its owners. I offer you an excerpt from that chapter of my novel, Irretrievably Broken. Perhaps you say,...