Michael Goldfarb

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The first popular history of the Emancipation of Europe’s Jews in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries—a transformation that was startling to those who lived through it and continues to affect the world today. Freed from their ghettos, Jews ushered in a second renaissance. Within a century Marx, Freud, and Einstein created revolutions in politics, human science, and physics that continue to shape our world. Proust, Schoenberg, Mahler, and Kafka redefined artistic expression....

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Deadlines are sacred

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Captain Ahab

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Being unable to work

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. An ability to imagine myself inside the shoes of someone from a different culture or historical era

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. To play piano like Sviatoslav Richter

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