70 Years On, Primo Levi's 'If This Is A Man' Is Still A Powerful Reminder Of What It Means To Be Human
Nicholas Heron, The University of Queensland When he was captured by the Fascist militia in December of 1943, Primo Levi
There is only one "war" humanity should be declaring. That is war on hate and violence. For there is but one race in this world: the human race.
The word Contemporary, as it is applied to Art is a confusing one. Contemporary Art is defined as Art which owes its foundation to post-modernism, and whose concepts focus primarily on transient issues of the present moment as opposed to simply art being created within our lifetime.
Alan Kaufman, the Bronx-born son of a French-Jewish Holocaust survivor, is author of the critically acclaimed memoirs Jew Boy and Drunken Angel. Kaufman's writings are subversive articulations of extreme outsiderness.
We recently read Rachel Maddux’s essay “Here with the Windies” about the sudden, shocking death of Margaret Mitchell back
Larry was intellectual, literary, and one of the most brainy artists of his generation, but there was always the feeling in the art world that the more intellectual the artist, the less talented the painter.
I was reminded of this when I read "The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing" edited by the geneticist Richard Dawkins. It
Are books that influential? Well remember, if someone had not written the story in the book of Maccabees, you wouldn't be lighting those candles.
When authenticity, generosity, traumatic memory, recorded history, and creativity collide, an effective documentary such as Boy Interrupted emerges.
It never crossed my mind that I would ever speak or write negatively about the work of a fellow filmmaker. I am sure the makers of The Reader are not deniers. But they are helping those who are.