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'Blue Nude': An Art Teacher's Hidden Nazi Past

The intimate bond between artist and model is at the heart of poet Elizabeth Rosner's new novel.
The intimate bond between artist and model is at the heart of poet Elizabeth Rosner's new novel.

The delicate relationship between an art school teacher with a secret Nazi heritage and an Israeli artist's model is the focus of Blue Nude, the latest novel by Elizabeth Rosner. Veronique deTurenne offers a review.

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Corrected: July 6, 2006 at 12:00 AM EDT
An earlier version of the audio for this story incorrectly identified the author.