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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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 Online, 1 week ago England, my England Latest Nigerian News.com, 6 days ago British Jews love story contains larger lessons about assimilation MyInforms, 2 weeks ago Their Promised Land: My Grandparents in Love and War, by Ian Buruma MyInforms, 4 weeks ago
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 Post, 1 week ago
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 ...MyInforms, 2 weeks ago
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 Herald, 5 days ago
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 Week, 1 day ago
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 Stanford, 2 weeks ago Avishai Margalit / *Discussion* Religion and Politics in Israel and in the Middle East - a View from Jerusalem Events At Stanford, 2 weeks ago
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 NYBooks.com, The Reinvention of DavidBFM 89.9, 2 weeks ago David Bowie's gender-fluid performance art inspired generations to be themselves XinMsn, 1 month ago
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 Review, 2 weeks ago
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 Post, 3 weeks ago
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