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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
ISBN: 978-0-8052-1019-4 (0-8052-1019-9)

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 >
Also available as an eBook.

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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
ISBN: 978-0-8052-1020-0 (0-8052-1020-2)

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
ISBN: 978-0-8052-1044-6 (0-8052-1044-X)

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
ISBN: 978-0-307-59958-2 (0-307-59958-2)

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 >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.

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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
ISBN: 978-0-8052-1121-4 (0-8052-1121-7)

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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A Mad Desire to Dance
A Novel
Written by Elie Wiesel
Translated by Catherine Temerson


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: April 13, 2010
Price: $16.00
ISBN: 978-0-8052-1212-9 (0-8052-1212-4)

Now in paperback, Wiesel’s newest novel “reminds us, with force, that his writing is alive and strong. The master has once again found a startling freshness.”—Le Monde des Livres

A European expatriate living in New York, Doriel suffers from a profound sense of desperation and loss. His mother, a member of... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.

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The Oath
A Novel
Written by Elie Wiesel


Format: Trade Paperback, 296 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: May 12, 1986
Price: $16.00
ISBN: 978-0-8052-0808-5 (0-8052-0808-9)

When a Christian boy disappears in a fictional Eastern European town in the 1920s, the local Jews are quickly accused of ritual murder. There is tension in the air and a pogrom threatens to erupt. Suddenly, an extraordinary man—Moshe the dreamer, a madman and mystic—steps forward and confesses to a crime... Read more >
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The Sonderberg Case

Written by Elie Wiesel
Translated by Catherine Temerson


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: August 24, 2010
Price: $25.00
ISBN: 978-0-307-27220-1 (0-307-27220-6)

From the Nobel laureate and author of the masterly Night: a deeply felt, beautifully written novel of morality, guilt, and innocence.

Despite personal success, Yedidyah—a theater critic in New York City, husband to a stage actress, father to two sons—finds himself increasingly drawn to the past; as he reflects on his life... Read more >
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The Testament
A novel
Written by Elie Wiesel


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: April 27, 1999
Price: $16.00
ISBN: 978-0-8052-1115-3 (0-8052-1115-2)

On August 12, 1952, Russia's greatest Jewish writers were secretly executed by Stalin. In this remarkable blend of history and imagination, Paltiel Kossover meets the same fate but, unlike his real-life counterparts, he is permitted to leave a written testament. From a Jewish boyhood in pre-revolutionary Russia, Paltiel traveled down a... Read more >
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The Time of the Uprooted
A Novel
Written by Elie Wiesel


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: February 6, 2007
Price: $14.00
ISBN: 978-0-8052-1177-1 (0-8052-1177-2)

Gamaliel Friedman is only a child when his family flees Czechoslovakia in 1939 for the relative safety of Hungary. For him, it will be the beginning of a life of rootlessness, disguise, and longing. Five years later, in desperation, Gamaliel's parents entrust him to a young Christian cabaret singer named Ilonka... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

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The Time of the Uprooted

Written by Elie Wiesel


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: August 9, 2005
Price: $25.00
ISBN: 978-1-4000-4172-5 (1-4000-4172-4)

From Elie Wiesel, a profoundly moving novel about the healing power of compassion.

Gamaliel Friedman is only a child when his family flees Czechoslovakia in 1939 for the relative safety of Hungary. For him, it will be the beginning of a life of rootlessness, disguise, and longing. Five years later, in desperation... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

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The Town Beyond the Wall
A Novel
Written by Elie Wiesel


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: May 16, 1995
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-8052-1045-3 (0-8052-1045-8)

Michael, a young man in his thirties and a concentration camp survivor, makes the difficult trip behind the Iron Curtain to Hungary and the town of his birth. He wishes to confront "the face in the window"--the real and symbolic faces of all those who stood by and never interfered when... Read more >

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The Trial of God
(as it was held on February 25, 1649, in Shamgorod)
Written by Elie Wiesel


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: November 14, 1995
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-8052-1053-8 (0-8052-1053-9)

Set in a Ukrainian village in 1649, this haunting play takes place in the aftermath of a pogrom. Only two Jews, Berish the innkeeper and his daughter, Hannah, have survived the brutal Cossack raids. When three itinerant actors arrive in town to perform a Purim play, Berish demands that they stage... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Twilight
A Novel
Written by Elie Wiesel


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: November 7, 1995
Price: $13.00
ISBN: 978-0-8052-1058-3 (0-8052-1058-X)

A professor of literature and a Holocaust survivor, Raphael Lipkin, having rebuilt his life since the war, sees it on the verge of coming apart again. He longs to talk to Pedro, the man who rescued him as a fifteen-year-old orphan from postwar Poland and brought him to Paris, becoming his... Read more >

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Confusion

Written by Stefan Zweig
Translated by Anthea Bell
Introduction by George Prochnik


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
Publisher: NYRB Classics
On Sale: May 29, 2012
Price: $14.00
ISBN: 978-1-59017-499-9 (1-59017-499-2)

In Stefan Zweig’s Confusion, a venerable privy councilor approaching the end of his career adds a “secret page” to the public record of his accomplishments, confessing the true story of his youthful initiation into the delights and perils of intense scholarship. After a first semester in Berlin more devoted to amorous... Read more >
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Journey Into the Past

Written by Stefan Zweig
Translated by Anthea Bell
Introduction by Andre Aciman


Format: Trade Paperback, 136 pages
Publisher: NYRB Classics
On Sale: November 23, 2010
Price: $14.00
ISBN: 978-1-59017-367-1 (1-59017-367-8)

“A focused new translation of the late Zweig’s (1881—1942) gorgeous and sad novella spotlights the hopeless passion between a young man and his employer’s wife. Ludwig, an ambitious young man from an impoverished background, finds employment with a famous industrialist in Frankfurt-am-Main and is eventually pressed into service as the industrialist’s... Read more >
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