A magnificent wartime love story about the forces that brought the author’s parents together and those that nearly drove them apart Marianne Szegedy-Maszák’s parents, Hanna and Aladár, met and… MoreBuy
An important statement from the Washington Post http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/hungarys-illiberalism-should-not-go-unchallenged/2014/08/16/b2dc72d4-1e5c-11e4-82f9-2cd6fa8da5c4_story.html
Hungary’s ‘illiberalism’ should not go unchallenged
FOR FOUR years Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has been dispatching lobbyists and high-level envoys to Brussels and Washington to argue that his policies are misunderstood. Critics who claimed t...
A fascinating book that I reviewed in the Washington Post yesterday in Washington Post Outlook
Book review: ‘Our Necessary Shadow,’ on natureof psychiatry, by Tom Burns
Tom Burns traces the history of psychiatry from its heyday to today’s focus on drugs and neuroscience.
For all of you who have been LONGING to hear my spiel but for some reason couldn't make it to wherever, you can now listen to it on a podcast! Thank you Judy Cooper Enoch Pratt Free Library! What a wonderful evening. http://www.prattlibrary.org/booksmedia/podcasts/index.aspx?id=83313#
Podcast - Marianne Szegedy-Maszak - Enoch Pratt Free Library
Marianne Szegedy-Maszak's parents, Hanna and Aladar, met and fell in love in Budapest in 1940. He was a rising star in the foreign ministry, a vocal anti-Fascist who was in talks with the allies when he was arrested and sent to Dachau. Hanna was the granddaughter of Manfred Weiss, the patriarch of a...
But first, come to the historic Enoch Pratt Free Library tomorrow evening at 7 in Baltimore for my reading there! Honored to be one of those includedin the the Schapiro lecture series.
Marianne Szegedy-Maszak talks about her book, I Kiss Your Hands Many Times: Hearts, Souls, and Wars in Hungary. Marianne Szegedy-Maszak's parents, Hanna and Aladar, met and fell in love in Budapest in 1940. He was a rising star in the foreign ministry, a vocal anti-Fascist who was in talks with the…
Now that it is beautiful and springtime in arlington, isn't it time to head north?? Hope you can make it to the Norwich Bookstore april 9! http://www.norwichbookstore.com/event/49-marianne-szegedy-maszak-i-kiss-your-hands-many-times
4/9 Marianne Szegedy-Maszak | I Kiss Your Hands Many Times | Norwich Bookstore
Framed by a cache of letters written between 1940 and 1947, Szegedy-Maszak's family memoir tells the story, at once intimate and epic, of the complicated relationship Hungary had with its Jewish population--the moments of glorious humanism that stood apart from its history of anti-Semitism--and with...