Each week in Bookends, two writers take on pressing and provocative questions about the world of books. This week, Adam Kirsch and Rivka Galchen on why Hannah Arendt’s “Eichmann in Jerusalem” remains contentious fifty years after it was first published. via Fifty Years Later, Why Does ‘Eichmann in Jerusalem’ Remain Contentious? – NYTimes.com.
History professor who studied the rich tapestry of life in London’s East End Bill Fishman in Fournier Street Photo: Jeff Gilbert Professor Bill Fishman, who has died aged 93, was the son of an East End tailor who became a professor of social history and one of the greatest experts on the area where he was […]