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Art vs. History: The Butcher Shop in Vienna’s Freud Museum

Art vs. History: The Butcher Shop in Vienna’s Freud Museum

I have a fantasy, which is not insanely far outside the realm of reality, so maybe I should call it a very ambitious goal: When Freud’s Butcher the book is finished and published, I would like to have my book party in Siegmund Kornmehl’s former butcher shop. That’s not the very ambitious part. The shopContinue Reading

My (More Than Usually) Jewish New York Visit

My (More Than Usually) Jewish New York Visit

Thanks to the general awareness of my Jewish heritage that blogging here has brought me — along with specific research for Freud’s Butcher the book — a good part of my visit to New York City this past week has been spent getting in touch with my roots: Seeing old friends, eating at old favoriteContinue Reading