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Book #9.

I’ve always loved learning about the world war and people’s stories during those times, particularly the Holocaust and Night is one of such stories. 276 more words

Just About Anything

Elie Wiesel's 'Night'

Elie Wiesel loved language. His words float and sting. They pierce me in unimaginable ways. I suppose this is because I have an affinity for writers who adore language à la Woolf, Lispector, E. 498 more words

Powerful Truth: Night by Elie Wiesel

If you’ve read one Holocaust narrative, have you read them all? Certainly, there are elements which all accounts of the Holocaust have in common: transport in cattle cars, families separated, minimal rations and grueling work, prisoners responsible for other prisoners, smoke curling from chimneys and the stench of bodies being gassed and burned. 486 more words


Elie Wiesel's "Night" is psychologically graphic and necessary

Elie Wiesel’s Night was an emotionally difficult book to read. The psychological torture of Wiesel’s experience, and so many others like him that had it as bad or worse (not sure what might be worse … American slavery seems at least similar in context and cruelty). 148 more words


Αντισημιτισμός: ακρότητα και κοινοτοπία. Σκέψεις για τη μνήμη και την ευθύνη της γενοκτονίας

Το Σάββατο 28 Ιανουαρίου πραγματοποιήθηκε εκδήλωση στα Γιάννενα για τη Μνήμη του Ολοκαυτώματος με κεντρικό ομιλητή τον Διονύση Γ. Δρόσο, Καθηγητή Φιλοσοφίας Πανεπιστημίου Ιωαννίνων. Αναδημοσιεύουμε


The Prompter Room

For Friday, February 3, 2017:

According to Genesis, the world begins with a word.  Speech gives way to substance and forms every living thing.  I wonder if this was the first time God spoke.  94 more words

The Prompter Room