Susan Neiman


Director of the Einstein Forum in Potsdam, Germany, and former professor of philosophy at Yale and Tel Aviv University. Author of acclaimed books on morality, reason, and Kant.

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Slow Fire: Jewish Notes from Berlin
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 96,520. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2010 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Berlin--East and West, day and night--in the 80s before the Wall fell. Through the eyes of a U.S. philosophy student. And Jewish, which makes for moments awkward, poignant, crass, funny, and always lurking. A city was divided, America the occupier, and the cigarettes not named Salem because it sounds too Jewish. The debut memoirs from the author of Moral Clarity, a N.Y. Times "2008 Notable Book."

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antisemitism    berlin    berlin wall    dachau    east germany    garlic    holocaust    jewish    jewish history    jewish humor    judaism    kant    kohl    morality    philosophy    reagan    reparations    turk    turkey    world war 2    yom kippur