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Adorno, Butler, and the Death of Irony Adorno, Butler, and the Death of Irony
Friday, September 28, 2012 by Alex Joffe | Jewish Ideas Daily » Daily Features

Irony cannot exist in isolation; something is ironic only in relation to a larger pattern of events or behavior. Every three years, the city of Frankfurt awards its Adorno Prize to honor scholarly achievement in philosophy, music, film, and theater.
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Living in Anne Frank's Shadow Neil Tweedie, Telegraph. "Otto would talk continuously about Anne, and I got to know her," recalls Eva Schloss, Anne Frank's stepsister.  "It was his obsession, the reason for existence."
Helga's Diary Adam Kirsch, New Republic. A child in Prague in the 1930s, Helga Weiss kept a diary of life under Nazi rule and her subsequent experiences in Terezin and Auschwitz.  Now, 70 years later, she has published it.