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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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An Ambulance Is on the Way
Stories of Men in Trouble
Written by Jonathan Wilson


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: February 14, 2006
Price: $13.95
ISBN: 978-1-4000-3123-8 (1-4000-3123-0)

National Jewish Book Award finalist Jonathan Wilson’s uproariously funny stories showcase the neuroses of suburban men as they ruminate, self-medicate, and acclimate to the rhythms of middle age.

From the slacker husband who spends his day running household errands, chatting up the local soccer moms, and drinking most of the wine he... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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A Palestine Affair

Written by Jonathan Wilson


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: July 13, 2004
Price: $13.00
ISBN: 978-1-4000-3122-1 (1-4000-3122-2)

In British-occupied Palestine after World War I, Mark Bloomberg, a beleaguered London painter, and Joyce, his American wife, witness the murder of a prominent Orthodox Jew. Joyce, a non-Jew and ardent Zionist, is drawn into an affair with the British investigating officer, while Mark seeks solace in the exotic colors and... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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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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