Every weekend I participate in David Abrams’s “#SundaySentence” project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, “out of context and without commentary.”

We were European Jews, even in America, which is to say that catastrophic things had happened, and might happen again.

Source: Nicole Krauss, “Switzerland” (The New Yorker)

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  1. Steve Braff says:

    I’m reminded of the life & work of Emma Lazarus. Her struggle with that legacy. Her genius and her gifts. “Give me your tired, your poor…”


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