Story | Oct 18, 2010 | 1:54 PM
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Story | Mar 22, 2009The early years, before he was old enough to understand the extent of the destruction unfurling around him -- these are the ones Ulrich Ditzen likes to remember. He was just a kid at the time, no more than 4 or 5, and his family lived in a farmhouse in the lakeside town of Carwitz, 72 miles and a world away from wartime Berlin. Among his first memories are the sounds of the Remington typewriter clattering through the narrow hallways and the circuitous clucking of the geese in their pens.
Story | Nov 15, 2009
Story | Apr 25, 2010
At the Festival of Books on Sunday, Michael Silverblatt launched his discussion with Yann Martel by addressing the elephant in the room: “Beatrice and Virgil,” his third book, received an enormous bandwidth of critical response, some ecstatic and some...