November 8: Prof. Laurel Leff will speak about her book, Buried by The Times: The Holocaust and America's Most Important Newspaper, at Temple Beth Avodah, 45 Puddingstone Lane, Newton, MA. Program begins at 6:15 p.m. More information: (617) 527-0045
A book by Tosia Schneider, she survived the holocaust. Her mother told her repeatedly, "someone must survive to tell the world." Tosia promised she would, and this is the fulfillment of that promise. Read it, pass it on, help fulfill the promise, the world needs to know.
In this book, Camila Loew analyzes four women's testimonial literary writings on the Holocaust to examine and question some of the tenets of the fields of Holocaust studies, gender studies, and testimony. Through a close reading of the works of Charlotte Delbo, Margarete Buber-Neumann, Ruth Kl ger, and Marguerite Duras, Loew foregrounds these authors' search for a written form to engage with their...
I've just finished Jodi Picoult's book THE STORYTELLER and I've learned that the character of Minka is based loosely on the life of Mania Salinger (author of LOOKING BACK). She survived years in Auschwitz and Bergen Belson during the Holocaust. I look forward to reading her biography.
What became known as the holocaust against Jews, was also the holocaust against Poland. This book describes life as my father knew it, being a 7 year old Catholic Pole who was forced into a labor camp in Siberia. This book tells an excellent piece of history, that most people aren't aware of. (also good, The ZooKeeper's Wife)