It’s not so common for people in their forties or fifties to start rereading the books they read at thirteen or fourteen. But it’s quite common for them to revisit and regale friends with their early sports achievements and those of others that they may have witnessed first-hand. “Those were the days, my friend. . . .”
Racing Before Hitler
My memories of athletic life as a Jewish teenager in Germany during the tumultuous 1930s.
Watch Mosaic's Dramatic Reading of Isaac Babel’s “Red Cavalry”
Isaac Babel, Jonathan Silver, Ruth R. Wisse, Gary Saul Morson and Natan Sharansky
The Emerging War over Anti-Semitism