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Anne Frank's final entry

ON THIS DATE in 1944, fifteen-year-old Anne Frank made the final entry in that would be published as The Diary of a Young Girl. Three days later, her secret annexe in Amsterdam was raided and Anne shipped off to the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in northern Germany, where she would die. 88 more words

Story in short: THE BOY DETECTIVE (Excerpt) by Roger Rosenblatt

Taken from the novel ‘The Boy Detective’ and titled ‘A New York Childhood,’ its hard to make sense of Roger Rosenblatt’s walk around 23rd and 24th streets. 164 more words


kayak morning

I found this a serene and peaceful read, as the name suggests.

I was a little afraid of grief reading before bed, but realized if I ever wanted chip away at my backlog, that’s the only time it seems I can set aside quiet time for it. 225 more words

Child Loss

Rosenblatt: Imaginative literacy can transform the world

SAALIK KHAN | Staff Photographer
Roger Rosenblatt, distinguished professor of English and writing at Stony Brook University, speaks in the Amphitheater Tuesday morning.

“The stone’s alive with what’s invisible.” … 3,422 more words


Rosenblatt returns to speak on imaginative literacy

He’s back — but this time, he’s alone.

Since he first spoke here in 1985, Roger Rosenblatt has become well known to Chautauqua Institution.

“There is no better place to bring cultural things ,” Rosenblatt said. 495 more words


The Boy Detective: A walk of happiness

Rarely do you get a memoir that is filled with unending variety of structure. The Boy Detective is hardly deserving of that title alone but something akin to a detective story moving along random thoughts, witty statements, and poetic lines. 542 more words