I saw the cell where the Jesuit priest Maximilian Kolbe starved to near death as he attended to nine others, all Jews. He was later executed. The space isn’t bigger than my walk-in closet.
Self-making narratives create the maps of the totality of our physical reality and experiences – or, as philosophers sometimes say, of the lifeworlds that we inhabit.
SS auxiliaries pose at a resort for Auschwitz personnel. Laughter lines the faces of camp staff as they prepare for a sing-song. The photos were taken between May and December … Continue reading →
A new novel From Poland recounts the industrialization of rape at Auschwitz. Kommando Puff is a novel that exposes the lives of two women: Anna, the German mother of an SS-officer … Continue reading →