by Ellen Feldman

Frankly, My Dear Diary

Anne of the Annex revisited

The legions of writers who appropriate in any way any part of the Anne Frank story (full disclosure: I am one of them) face a dilemma. As Anne retreats into history, we must find new ways to keep her memory alive. But often a cry of outrage goes up: Don’t tamper with the Anne Frank we revere.

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