Berlin Reading

In Fred’s new recording, available to listen to here, he tackles a trio of poems written during a six-month sojourn in Berlin during 2015. In a prologue to the reading, Fred recounts a personal history that dovetails with the history of Germany, where his parents served in the liberating U.S. Army in World War II helping survivors of the concentration camps. His father was a doctor at Auschwitz and his mother was a nurse at Dachau. The spectre of... Read More