Victor Klemperer’s I Will Bear Witness: A Diary of the Nazi Years 1942-45. He survives. The diary is gripping reading. He wrote practically every day and gave the pages to a trusted friend. At the end you get all the daily humiliations, the constant shuffling from hope to despair. The friends who are shipped away, never to return. And the constant rumors. Would it be any different in the Internet age? A New York Times review is here. Most complicated.
Blogs I Follow
- Someday you might like this song by Jason Molina, Farewell Transmission, but don’t go down his dark path no no
- Why did the South support the Federal income tax and the 16th amendment? because they understood the Progressive movement all too well
- Who I Am & Why I Am Where I Am by Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith
- Kathryn Schulz in The New Yorker, on WIlliam Kelley, a fantastic short essay
- Damien Hirst documentary on Netflix “Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable”
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