Ron’s #16: Night by Elie Wiesel

June 16, 2015 1

Love this book. Taught it again for the 12th or 13th time. Students love it, which makes assigning it much easier than other high school works. First review here. For the first time in all these years, a student had a problem with the truthfulness of Wiesel, and created a […]

Mark’s #40 – Prague Winter by Madeleine Albright

October 20, 2012 0

While serving as America’s first female Secretary of State in the 1990s, Czechlosovakian born Madeleine Albright discovered that she was of Jewish descent.  When Hitler and the Nazi regime rolled in to Prague in 1939, Madeleine and her immediate family fled to London, where her father worked with the Czech […]

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