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. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. concert pianist

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. Are you KIDDING me?

Q. What do you regret most?

A. That both my parents passed away before they could kvell over Emancipation

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. Oh, c'mon, only 5?!?! Darkness on the Edge of Town, Tangled up in Blue, Bob Dylan's Dream, Over Yonder (Steve Earle), People Get Ready (Curtis Mayfield)

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