Keyword: Mike Fink
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Esther Safran Foer has written what she calls a “post-Holocaust memoir,” titled “I Want You to Know We’re Still Here.” I teach a book that her son Jonathan wrote … more
My only survival skill lay in words. I was too myopic to play ball as a boy, with a blind spot that allowed for a blow to my head before I knew what hit me.  I could fight back only by being … more
Once upon a time it was tobacco that told your life story. A cigar if you sought success, or found it, even briefly.  A pipe for contemplation or peaceful philosophizing in an … more
I guess this year I’m going to claim Sukkot as my favorite holiday.  We didn’t observe it when I was a boy, but when my own children were growing up, I rediscovered this … more
Charlie Fishbein, the proprietor of the Coffee Exchange in Providence, told me about plans to rededicate the Sons of Jacob Synagogue, in Providence’s Smith Hill, where Orms and … more