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Interview with Alexandra Weinbaum, author of ‘Careful Old Letters: A Jewish Family’s Story’

Q&A with Alexandra Weinbaum, who wrote her very moving book, 'Careful Old Letters,' after discovering a box of old family letters sent from the WWII ghettos in Europe. In Weinbaum's book, voices silenced in the Holocaust come to life.

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Book Review: ‘The Hunting Gun,’ ‘Bullfight,’ and ‘Life of a Counterfeiter’ by Yasushi Inoue

Inoue's early works cast a light upon a period of Japanese history, the post-World War Two period, that is little known to most English-speaking readers. They also reveal why he is as venerated as he is.

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Theater Review (NYC): ‘Daylight Precision’ by Douglas Lackey

When fighting a war, should a country attempt to behave morally or should the approach be to overwhelm the enemy with such bloodshed that they can never get up again to fight? 'Daylight Precision' reveals the intelligence behind the two philosophical views held by generals during WWII which brought life and effected death on a massive scale.

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