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Ian Buruma on telling his grandparents' love story

Ian Buruma on telling his grandparents' love story

Ian Buruma is a Dutch author, international journalist and public intellectual. He was born in The Hague in 1951 to a Dutch father and a British-German-Jewish mother. He studied Chinese literature at LeidenUniversity in the Netherlands, and then ... CBC, 3 days ago
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Grandparents in Love and War

Jews like my grandparents, Ian Buruma writes, wished to be accepted as something they genuinely were: loyal citizens stepped, often more so than the Gentiles themselves, in the cultures they had made their own. As his grandmother Winifred Regensburg ...
 The New Republic Online1 week ago England, my England  Latest Nigerian News.com6 days ago British Jews love story contains larger lessons about assimilation  MyInforms2 weeks ago Their Promised Land: My Grandparents in Love and War, by Ian Buruma  MyInforms4 weeks ago

Ian Buruma's Their Promised Land: a curious tale of Jewish assimilation

By Susan Sheehan, Susan Sheehan won the Pulitzer Prize in general nonfiction for her book Is There No Place on Earth for Me? Their Promised Land My Grandparents in Love and War By Ian Buruma Penguin Press. 305 pp. $27 When an author uncovers ...
 Washington Post1 week ago

Unraveling Political Spin, a Love that Endured Two Wars, the History of Autism

David Greenberg traces the history of presidential press conferences and image making in American politics. Ian Buruma tells the remarkable story of his grandparents' love that endured two world wars.In Tessa Hadley's new novel, family members ...
 MyInforms2 weeks ago

Review: Their Promised Land by Ian Burama

When an author uncovers a half-century's worth of hidden correspondence between his grandparents, a book is bound to follow. Ian Buruma found hundreds of letters written by his maternal grandparents in a stack of steel boxes in the barn of a house ...
 Miami Herald5 days ago

Letters As A Lifeline

Letters are delicate inheritances, especially the ones that are addressed to someone else. To read them is to eavesdrop; to share them is, at best, an opportunity to provide historical testimony, but, potentially, a betrayal of privacy. Two ...
 Jewish Week1 day ago
Events At Stanford

Avishai Margalit / Religion and Politics in Israel and in the Middle East - a View from Jerusalem

Stanford Humanities Center, Levinthal Hall Map Sponsored by: Humanities Center, McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society, Department of Religious Studies This is an account of an engaged observer coming from Jerusalem, who has to grapple, on ...
 Events At Stanford2 weeks ago Avishai Margalit / *Discussion* Religion and Politics in Israel and in the Middle East - a View from Jerusalem  Events At Stanford2 weeks ago

The Inimitable David Bowie

Description: As what seems like all of the Internet continues mourning David Bowie's passing in January, we pay tribute to his reinvention, his style, and his elegant ways. Based on Ian Buruma's article on, The Reinvention of David
 BFM 89.92 weeks ago David Bowie's gender-fluid performance art inspired generations to be themselves  XinMsn1 month ago

Branching out 1-21-2016

Charles Santore Branch: One-on-one computer tutoring for seniors daily by appointment; Sign Language Storytime for Toddlers and Preschoolers 10:15 a.m. and for Babies 11 a.m. and Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship 1 p.m. Jan. 22; English as ...
 South Philly Review2 weeks ago

5 Hot Books: New Joyce Carol Oates, the Armenian Genocide, and an EMT's Wild Rides

The following article first appeared in Five books people are talking about this week -- or should be: 1. The Man Without a Shadow by Joyce Carol Oates (Ecco) In Oates's latest novel, a rising-star female neuroscientist's life becomes entangled ...
 Huffington Post3 weeks ago
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