[CATEGORIES: Literature, Reading, Book Review] Check your pulse if you haven't heard of Anne Frank the young Jewish girl who kept a diary of her family's hiding in Amsterdam for 2 years (1942-1944) during WWII, only to be found and arrested less than a year before the end of the war, with most of them … Continue reading Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl [Updated]
[Categories: TRAVEL, PHOTOGRAPHY, EUROPE, WWII] (See previous posts for what this tour is about.) (As always, click on photos to enlarge or play movie.) Halfway through our extra day in Berlin, post guided-tour, we leave the Pergamon Museum (previous post) and stop for lunch. . Next we march down the Unter den Linden (remember those … Continue reading Timberwolves Europe 2013. Extra day Berlin Part II. 14 May.
Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay My rating: 5 of 5 stars Superb. I inhaled this book in about 36 hours. A proverbial tour de force. Very well written. 10 star rating. I highly recommend it. Excellent contrapuntal plot device throughout the first half of the book, expertly woven together in the second half. Whenever … Continue reading Sarah’s Key by Tatiana De Rosnay