Category Archives: Comics & Collectables

One for the books: in which I receive some valuable family heirlooms

29 January 2015

My Aunt Z called me (she’s actually my mom’s first cousin but Jews also roll with cousin-aunties) and told me that there were books on offer for me and Sky. That’s a bit like telling a balding Elvis that a chest freezer filled with fried-peanut-butter-and-banana sandwiches had just been discovered. That’s how we found ourselves on the floor of my great-uncle’s empty flat, poring over books written in Hebrew, Yiddish and German. Continue reading