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Panorama
A Novel
Written by H. G. Adler
Afterword by Peter Demetz
Translated by Peter Filkins


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $16.00
ISBN: 978-0-8129-8060-8 (0-8129-8060-3)

Only recently available for the first time in English, Panorama is the newly rediscovered first novel of H. G. Adler, a modernist master whose work has been compared to that of Kafka, Joyce, and Solzhenitsyn. A brilliant epic told in ten distinct vignettes, Panorama is a portrait of a place and... Read more >
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September 30, 2014
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The Zone of Interest
A novel
Written by Martin Amis


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $26.95
ISBN: 978-0-385-35349-6 (0-385-35349-9)

From one of England's most renowned authors, a riveting new novel that provides a searing portrait of life in a Nazi concentration camp.

Golo Thomsen, a young official with important relatives in Berlin, has recently arrived in "the Zone of Interest," the name given to the outer perimeter of the camp at... Read more >
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Blooms of Darkness
A Novel
Written by Aharon Appelfeld
Translated by Jeffrey M. Green


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: March 9, 2010
Price: $25.95
ISBN: 978-0-8052-4280-5 (0-8052-4280-5)

A new novel from the award-winning, internationally acclaimed Israeli writer (“One of the greatest writers of the age”—The Guardian), a haunting, heartbreaking story of love and loss.

The ghetto in which the Jews have been confined is being liquidated by the Nazis, and eleven-year-old Hugo is brought by his mother to the... Read more >
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Alicia

Written by Alicia Appleman


Format: Paperback, 448 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: December 1, 1989
Price: $7.99
ISBN: 978-0-553-28218-4 (0-553-28218-2)

A shocking but uplifting story of true-life heroism during the Holocaust unequaled since the publication of Anne Frank's diary. Alicia endured separation from her family and even the sight of her own mother's brutal murder to rescue Jews from the Nazis. She swore on her brother's grave that if she survived... Read more >
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The Girls of Room 28
Friendship, Hope, and Survival in Theresienstadt
Written by Hannelore Brenner
Translated by John E. Woods and Shelley Frisch


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: September 1, 2009
Price: $27.50
ISBN: 978-0-8052-4244-7 (0-8052-4244-9)

From 1942 to 1944, twelve thousand children passed through the Theresienstadt internment camp, near Prague, on their way to Auschwitz. Only a few hundred of them survived the war. In The Girls of Room 28, ten of these childrenmothers and grandmothers today in their seventiestell us how they did it.

The... Read more >
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Trains of Thought
Paris to Omaha Beach, Memories of a Wartime Youth
Written by Victor Brombert


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: March 9, 2004
Price: $14.00
ISBN: 978-1-4000-3403-1 (1-4000-3403-5)

Paris in the 1930s—melancholy, erotic, intensely politicized—provides the poetic beginning for this memoir by one of America's most renowned literary scholars. Victor Brombert recaptures the story of his youth in a Proustian reverie, recalling his childhood in France, his family's escape to America during the Vichy regime, his experiences in the... Read more >

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Bad Faith
A Forgotten History of Family, Fatherland and Vichy France
Written by Carmen Callil


Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 4, 2007
Price: $16.95
ISBN: 978-0-307-27925-5 (0-307-27925-1)

Bad Faith tells the story of one of history’s most despicable villains and con men—Louis Darquier de Pellepoix, Nazi collaborator and “Commissioner for Jewish Affairs” in France’s Vichy government.

Darquier set about to eliminate Jews in France with brutal efficiency, delivering 75,000 men, women, and children to the Nazis and confiscating Jewish... Read more >
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The Children's War

Written by Monique Charlesworth


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: September 13, 2005
Price: $14.95
ISBN: 978-1-4000-3207-5 (1-4000-3207-5)

It is 1939 and thirteen-year-old Ilse, half-Jewish, has been sent out of Germany by her Aryan mother to a place of supposed safety. Her journey takes her from the labyrinthine bazaars of Morocco to Paris, a city made hectic at the threat of Nazi invasion. At the same time in Germany... Read more >
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Pack of Thieves
How Hitler and Europe Plundered the Jews and Committed the Greatest Theft in History
Written by Richard Z. Chesnoff


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: January 16, 2001
Price: $18.95
ISBN: 978-0-385-72064-9 (0-385-72064-5)

It was the largest organized robbery in history—the detailed, systematic looting of Europe's Jews by the Nazis and most of the nations of Europe: Axis, Allied, and neutral. Now, for the first time, prizewinning journalist Richard Z. Chesnoff details the full scope of this monumental theft of money, gold, jewels, art... Read more >
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The Avengers
A Jewish War Story
Written by Rich Cohen


Format: Trade Paperback, 276 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 9, 2001
Price: $16.00
ISBN: 978-0-375-70529-8 (0-375-70529-5)

This true story of World War II starts in the Lithuanian ghetto of Vilna, where a small band of underground Jews fights with unending cunning and courage. At the heart of this resistance are Abba Kovner, a fiery poet and leader, and two fearless teenage girls, Vitka Kempner and Ruzka Korczak... Read more >
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Soldiers and Slaves
American POWs Trapped by the Nazis' Final Gamble
Written by Roger Cohen


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: April 11, 2006
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-385-72231-5 (0-385-72231-1)

In February of 1945, 350 American POWs, selected because they were Jews, thought to resemble Jews or simply by malicious caprice, were transported by cattle car to Berga, a concentration camp in eastern Germany. Here, the soldiers were worked to death, starved and brutalized; more than twenty percent died from this... Read more >

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The War Against the Jews
1933-1945
Written by Lucy S. Dawidowicz


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: March 1, 1986
Price: $17.00
ISBN: 978-0-553-34532-2 (0-553-34532-X)

Dawidowicz provides a detailed account of the growth of the Nazis' plan to annihilate the Jews, and the Jewish response to the rising tide of anti-Semitism.

"The War Against the Jews comes to us as a major work of synthesis, providing for the first time a full account of the Holocaust... Dawidowicz... Read more >

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Hasidic Tales of the Holocaust

Written by Yaffa Eliach


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 26, 1988
Price: $15.95
ISBN: 978-0-679-72043-0 (0-679-72043-X)

Derived by the author from interviews and oral histories, these eighty-nine original Hasidic tales about the Holocaust provide unprecedented witness, in a traditional idiom, to the victims' inner experience of unspeakable suffering.  This volume constitutes the first collection of original Hasidic tales to be published in a century.  

Contents

Part One: Ancestors and Faith

Part... Read more >
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My Mother's Wars

Written by Lillian Faderman


Format: Hardcover, 264 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: March 5, 2013
Price: $25.95
ISBN: 978-0-8070-5052-1 (0-8070-5052-0)

A story of love, war, and life as a Jewish immigrant in the squalid factories and lively dance halls of New York’s Garment District in the 1930s, My Mother’s Wars is the memoir Lillian Faderman’s mother was never able to write. The daughter delves into her mother’s past to tell the... Read more >
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The Diary of a Young Girl

Written by Anne Frank
Edited by Otto M. Frank and Mirjam Pressler
Translated by Susan Massotty


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: February 1, 1996
Price: $13.00
ISBN: 978-0-385-48033-8 (0-385-48033-4)

Edited by Otto H. Frank and Mirjam Pressler, the Definitive Edition of Anne Frank's diary features 30% new material. It restores all of the entries omitted from previous publications-including Anne's observations about her emerging sexuality and her stormy relationship with her mother.

"The new edition reveals a new depth to Anne's dreams... Read more >
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The Diary of a Young Girl
The Definitive Edition
Written by Anne Frank
Edited by Otto M. Frank and Mirjam Pressler
Translated by Susan Massotty


Format: Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: February 3, 1997
Price: $7.99
ISBN: 978-0-553-57712-9 (0-553-57712-3)

Edited by Otto H. Frank and Mirjam Pressler, the Definitive Edition of Anne Frank's diary features 30% new material. It restores all of the entries omitted from previous publications-including Anne's observations about her emerging sexuality and her stormy relationship with her mother.

Read more >
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Man's Search for Meaning

Written by Viktor E. Frankl
Afterword by William J. Winslade
Foreword by Harold S. Kushner


Format: Paperback, 184 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: June 1, 2006
Price: $9.99
ISBN: 978-0-8070-1429-5 (0-8070-1429-X)

Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl’s memoir has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of life in Nazi death camps and its lessons for spiritual survival. Between 1942 and 1945, Frankl labored in four different camps, including Auschwitz, while his parents, brother, and pregnant wife perished. Based on his own experience and the... Read more >
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Man's Search for Meaning

Written by Viktor E. Frankl
Afterword by William J. Winslade
Foreword by Harold S. Kushner


Format: Trade Paperback, 168 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: June 1, 2006
Price: $14.00
ISBN: 978-0-8070-1427-1 (0-8070-1427-3)

Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl’s memoir has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of life in Nazi death camps and its lessons for spiritual survival. Between 1942 and 1945, Frankl labored in four different camps, including Auschwitz, while his parents, brother, and pregnant wife perished. Based on his own experience and the... Read more >
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Rena's Promise
A Story of Sisters in Auschwitz
Written by Rena Kornreich Gelissen and Heather Dune Macadam


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: October 30, 1996
Price: $18.00
ISBN: 978-0-8070-7071-0 (0-8070-7071-8)

As a young woman, Rena Kornreich endured the Nazi death camps for almost three and a half years. Rena’s Promise, the remarkable story of her survival, shows how her relationship with her younger sister, Danka, gave her the will to persevere under unimaginable circumstances.

“Gelissen, who was on the first Jewish transport... Read more >
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Ester and Ruzya
How My Grandmothers Survived Hitler's War and Stalin's Peace
Written by Masha Gessen


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Dial Press Trade Paperback
On Sale: October 25, 2005
Price: $16.00
ISBN: 978-0-385-33605-5 (0-385-33605-5)

In the 1930s, as waves of war and persecution were crashing over Europe, two young Jewish women began separate journeys of survival. One, a Polish-born woman from Bialystok, where virtually the entire Jewish community would soon be sent to the ghetto and from there to Hitler’s concentration camps, was determined not... Read more >
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Dancing with the Enemy
My Family's Holocaust Secret
Written by Paul Glaser


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
Publisher: Nan A. Talese
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $27.95
ISBN: 978-0-385-53770-4 (0-385-53770-0)

The gripping story of the author’s aunt, a Jewish dance instructor who was betrayed to the Nazis by the two men she loved, yet managed to survive WWII by teaching dance lessons to the SS at Auschwitz. Her epic life becomes a window into the author’s own past and the key... Read more >
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The Nuremberg Interviews

Written by Leon Goldensohn


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 25, 2005
Price: $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-4000-3043-9 (1-4000-3043-9)

During the Nuremberg trials, Dr. Leon Goldensohn—a psychiatrist for the U.S. Army—monitored the mental health of two dozen German leaders charged with carrying out genocide. These recorded conversations have gone largely unexamined for more than fifty years, until Robert Gellately—one of the premier historians of Nazi Germany—made them available to the... Read more >
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Hitler's Willing Executioners
Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust
Written by Daniel Jonah Goldhagen


Format: Trade Paperback, 656 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 28, 1997
Price: $18.95
ISBN: 978-0-679-77268-2 (0-679-77268-5)

With an Afterword to the 1997 Vintage paperback edition.  This groundbreaking international bestseller lays to rest many myths about the Holocaust: that Germans were ignorant of the mass destruction of Jews, that the killers were all SS men, and that those who slaughtered Jews did so reluctantly. Hitler's Willing Executioners provides conclusive... Read more >
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A Moral Reckoning
The Role of the Church in the Holocaust and Its Unfulfilled Duty of Repair
Written by Daniel Jonah Goldhagen


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 30, 2003
Price: $16.00
ISBN: 978-0-375-71417-7 (0-375-71417-0)

From the internationally renowned author of the best-selling Hitler’s Willing Executioners: Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust comes this penetrating moral inquiry into the Catholic Church’s role in the Holocaust that goes beyond anything previously written on the subject.

Daniel Jonah Goldhagen cuts through the historical and moral fog to lay out the... Read more >
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Justice at Dachau
The Trials of an American Prosecutor
Written by Joshua Greene


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: April 8, 2003
Price: $26.00
ISBN: 978-0-7679-0879-5 (0-7679-0879-1)

The Nuremberg trials, which brought charges against top Nazi brass after World War II, have been well documented, but few know of the courtroom drama that unfolded sixty-five miles south at Dachau. The trial held there found individual concentration camp workers, hundreds of Nazi guards, officers, and doctors, personally responsible for... Read more >
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