Janna Malamud Smith

Janna Malamud Smith is a writer and psychotherapist, and the author of three books. Private Matters: In Defense of the Personal Life and A Potent Spell: Mother Love and the Power of Fear were both chosen as New York Times Notable Books. My Father Is a Book: A Memoir of Bernard Malamud was selected as a Washington Post Best Book of the Year and a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice.

The Unmurdered

At first it seemed inappropriate, even incorrect, that we hurriedly fit in a visit to the holocaust memorial in Berlin on our way to lunch. Not just any lunch, but one in an elegant restaurant set in a large, windowed…