In Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel’s Night, he writes of sharing the same concentration camp barracks with his father and watching him as he’s beaten and broken “like a dry tree struck by lightning.” Night is one of thousands of... Read More
“Man forgets quickly,” says a blurb in the 1941 edition of Het Parool, a Dutch underground newspaper. Our propensity to dismiss the past is in large part why Bolle, a historian of religions and professor emeritus at UCLA, has snipped... Read More
We travel initially to lose ourselves; and we travel, next, to find ourselves… And we travel, in essence, to become young fools again—to slow time down and get taken in and fall in love once more. This excerpt from Pico Iyer’s... Read More
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