Laura Brahm

That Precarious Moment When Individual Memories Join the Collective Mind

Laura Brahm is a freelance writer in Washington, D.C.

After Such Knowledge:

Memory, History, and the Aftermath of the Holocaust By Eva Hoffman PublicAffairs Books, 288 pages, $25. * * *|Several years ago, writer Eva Hoffman sat in a dreary New York restaurant with an elderly man she’d never met before. He’d sought her out to