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Elie Wiesel
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ELIE WIESEL is the author of more than fifty books, both fiction and nonfiction. He is a recipient of the United States Congressional Gold Medal, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the French Legion of Honor’s Grand-Croix, an honorary knighthood of the British Empire and, in 1986, the Nobel Peace Prize. Since 1976, he has been the Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities at Boston University.

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All Rivers Run to the Sea
Memoirs
Written by Elie Wiesel


Format: eBook, 464 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: September 1, 2010
Price: $13.99

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All Rivers Run to the Sea
Memoirs
Written by Elie Wiesel


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: October 22, 1996
Price: $16.95

From his early years with his loving Jewish family to the horrors of Auschwitz to his life as a Nobel Prize-winning novelist, Elie Wiesel tells his story. Passionate and poignant, All Rivers Run to the Sea is an unforgettable book of love and rage, doubt and faith, despair and trust, and... Read more >
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And the Sea Is Never Full
Memoirs, 1969-
Written by Elie Wiesel


Format: eBook, 448 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: September 1, 2010
Price: $11.99

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And the Sea Is Never Full
Memoirs, 1969-
Written by Elie Wiesel


Format: Trade Paperback, 450 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: November 7, 2000
Price: $15.95

As this concluding volume of his moving and revealing memoirs begins, Elie Wiesel is forty years old, a writer of international repute. Determined to speak out more actively for both Holocaust survivors and the disenfranchised everywhere, he sets himself a challenge: "I will become militant. I will teach, share, bear witness... Read more >
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A Beggar in Jerusalem
A novel
Written by Elie Wiesel


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: May 27, 1997
Price: $15.00

This haunting novel takes place in the days following the Six-Day War. A Holocaust survivor visits the newly reunited city of Jerusalem. At the Western Wall, he encounters the beggars and madmen who congregate there every evening, and who force him to confront the ghosts of his past and his ties... Read more >
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A Beggar in Jerusalem
A novel
Written by Elie Wiesel


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: February 13, 2013
Price: $11.99

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Conversations with Elie Wiesel

Written by Elie Wiesel and Richard D. Heffner


Format: eBook
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: August 26, 2009
Price: $10.99

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Conversations with Elie Wiesel

Written by Elie Wiesel and Richard D. Heffner


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: February 4, 2003
Price: $12.00

Conversations with Elie Wiesel is a far-ranging dialogue with the Nobel Peace Prize-winner on the major issues of our time and on life’s timeless questions.

In open and lively responses to the probing questions and provocative comments of Richard D. Heffner—American historian, noted public television moderator/producer, and Rutgers University professor—Elie Wiesel covers... Read more >
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The Fifth Son
A novel
Written by Elie Wiesel


Format: Trade Paperback, 228 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: April 7, 1998
Price: $16.00

Reuven Tamiroff, a Holocaust survivor, has never been able to speak about his past to his son, a young man who yearns to understand his father’s silence. As campuses burn amidst the unrest of the Sixties and his own generation rebels, the son is drawn to his father’s circle of wartime... Read more >
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The Fifth Son
A novel
Written by Elie Wiesel


Format: eBook, 228 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: September 7, 2011
Price: $11.99

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The Forgotten

Written by Elie Wiesel


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: January 31, 1995
Price: $16.95

Distinguished psychotherapist and survivor Elhanan Rosenbaum is losing his memory to an incurable disease. Never having spoken of the war years before, he resolves to tell his son about his past--the heroism as well as the shame--before it is too late. Elhanan's story compels his son to go to the Romanian... Read more >
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The Forgotten

Written by Elie Wiesel


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: September 14, 2011
Price: $12.99

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From the Kingdom of Memory
Reminiscences
Written by Elie Wiesel


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: September 14, 2011
Price: $11.99

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From the Kingdom of Memory
Reminiscences
Written by Elie Wiesel


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: January 31, 1995
Price: $15.00

In this powerful collection of personal essays and speeches by one of the great writers of our generation, Elie Wiesel weaves together reminiscences of his life before the Holocaust, his struggle to find meaning afterward, and the actions he has taken on behalf of others that have defined him as a... Read more >
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The Gates of the Forest
A Novel
Written by Elie Wiesel


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: May 16, 1995
Price: $16.95

Gregor--a teenage boy, the lone survivor of his family--is hiding from the Germans in the forest. He hides in a cave, where he meets a mysterious stranger who saves his life. He hides in the village, posing as a deaf-mute peasant boy. He hides among the partisans of the Jewish resistance... Read more >

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Hostage

Written by Elie Wiesel
Translated by Catherine Temerson


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $25.95

From Elie Wiesel, Nobel laureate and author of Night, a charged, deeply moving novel about the legacy of the Holocaust in today’s troubled world and the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

It’s 1975, and Shaltiel Feigenberg—professional storyteller, writer and beloved husband—has been taken hostage: abducted from his home in Brooklyn, blindfolded and tied to... Read more >

Hostage

Written by Elie Wiesel
Translated by Catherine Temerson


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $13.99

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Jew Today

Written by Elie Wiesel


Format: Trade Paperback, 260 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 12, 1979
Price: $15.00

In these essays, open letters, and diary entries, Wiesel addresses the question of what it means to be a Jew today--in America, in Europe, and in Israel.  From his childhood in Transylvania to Auschwitz and Buchenwald, Paris, and New York, Wiesel probes such central moral and political issues as Zionism and the... Read more >
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Jew Today

Written by Elie Wiesel


Format: eBook, 260 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 22, 2010
Price: $11.99

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The Jews of Silence
A Personal Report on Soviet Jewry
Written by Elie Wiesel


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: January 13, 1987
Price: $14.00

Elie Wiesel’s groundbreaking report from inside the Soviet Union: The book that ignited the firestorm in the West over three million Jews who were forbidden to live Jewish lives in the USSR and forbidden to leave it.

“While all religions survive precariously in the Soviet Union, Judaism struggles against singular oppression ... Read more >
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The Jews of Silence
A Personal Report on Soviet Jewry
Written by Elie Wiesel


Format: eBook, 128 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: August 16, 2011
Price: $9.99

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The Judges
A Novel
Written by Elie Wiesel


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: October 12, 2004
Price: $15.00

From Elie Wiesel, a gripping novel of guilt, innocence, and the perilousness of judging both.

A plane en route from New York to Tel Aviv is forced down by bad weather. A nearby house provides refuge for five of its passengers: Claudia, who has left her husband and found new love; Razziel... Read more >
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The Judges
A Novel
Written by Elie Wiesel


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

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Legends of Our Time

Written by Elie Wiesel


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: April 6, 2004
Price: $12.95

As a child in Sighet, as a young boy in Auschwitz, as a teenaged DP wandering through post-World War II Europe, as a young man at the beginning of his career as writer, witness, and human-rights activist, Elie Wiesel has had extraordinary encounters: with his beloved sages, mystics, teachers, and dreamers... Read more >
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Legends of Our Time

Written by Elie Wiesel


Format: eBook, 208 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: September 7, 2011
Price: $9.99

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