About Julie Orringer

Julie Orringer is the author of the short story collection How to Breathe Underwater, and is currently at work on a novel set in Paris and Budapest in the 1930’s and 40’s.  She is the Helen Herzog Zell Visiting Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Michigan.

“The Nazis, Too, Imagined a Perfect Human”

“The Nazis, Too, Imagined a Perfect Human”
By January 26, 2007

26 January 2007 Dear Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, In your letter, you claim that both the U.S. and Iran are justice-seeking nations. Justice must have a different meaning over there. Your legal codes place the value of a woman’s life at half … Read More