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Elie Wiesel

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
Written by Elie Wiesel
Schocken | Trade Paperback | October 1996
$16.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-8052-1028-6 (0-8052-1028-8)

In this first volume of his two-volume autobiography, Wiesel takes us from his childhood memories of a traditional and loving Jewish family in the Romanian village of Sighet through the horrors of Auschwitz and Buchenwald and the years of spiritual struggle, to his emergence as a witness for the Holocaust's martyrs and survivors and for...

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And the Sea Is Never Full
Written by Elie Wiesel
Schocken | Trade Paperback | November 2000
$18.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-8052-1029-3 (0-8052-1029-6)

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






A Beggar in Jerusalem
Written by Elie Wiesel
Schocken | Trade Paperback | May 1997
$15.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-8052-1052-1 (0-8052-1052-0)

When the Six-Day War began, Elie Wiesel rushed to Israel. "I went to Jerusalem because I had to go somewhere, I had to leave the present and bring it back to the past. You see, the man who came to Jerusalem then came as a beggar, a madman, not believing his... Read more






Conversations with Elie Wiesel
Written by Elie Wiesel and Richard D. Heffner
Schocken | Trade Paperback | February 2003
$12.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-8052-1141-2 (0-8052-1141-1)

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






The Fifth Son
Written by Elie Wiesel
Schocken | Trade Paperback | April 1998
$16.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-8052-1083-5 (0-8052-1083-0)

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






The Forgotten
Written by Elie Wiesel
Schocken | Trade Paperback | January 1995
$16.95/18.95(Canada) | 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 heroic parts as well as the parts that fill him with shame—before it is too late.

Elhanan's story compels his son... Read more






From the Kingdom of Memory
Written by Elie Wiesel
Schocken | Trade Paperback | January 1995
$15.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-8052-1020-0 (0-8052-1020-2)

"One of the great writers of our generation" (The New Republic) weaves together memories of his life before the Holocaust and his great struggle to find meaning afterwards. Included are Wiesel's landmark speeches, among them his powerful testimony at the trial of Klaus Barbie and his 1986 Nobel Peace Prize acceptance... Read more






The Gates of the Forest
Written by Elie Wiesel
Schocken | Trade Paperback | May 1995
$16.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-8052-1044-6 (0-8052-1044-X)

Gregor—a teenaged 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. But... Read more






Hostage
Written by Elie Wiesel, Translated by Catherine Temerson
Knopf | Hardcover | August 2012
$25.95/30.00(Canada) | 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... Read more






Jew Today
Written by Elie Wiesel
Vintage | Trade Paperback | August 1979
$15.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-394-74057-7 (0-394-74057-2)

In this powerful and wide-ranging collection of essays, letters and diary entries, weaving together all the periods of the author's life -- from his childhood in Transylvania to Auschwitz and Buchenwald, Paris, New York -- Elie Wiesel, acclaimed as one of the most gifted and sensitive writers of our time, probes... Read more






The Jews of Silence
Written by Elie Wiesel
Schocken | Trade Paperback | January 1987
$14.00/16.00(Canada) | 978-0-8052-0826-9 (0-8052-0826-7)

In the fall of 1965 the Israeli newspaper Haaretz sent a young journalist named Elie Wiesel to the Soviet Union to report on the lives of Jews trapped behind the Iron Curtain. “I would approach Jews who had never been placed in the Soviet show window by Soviet authorities,” wrote Wiesel...

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The Judges
Written by Elie Wiesel
Schocken | Trade Paperback | October 2004
$15.00/17.00(Canada) | 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






Legends of Our Time
Written by Elie Wiesel
Schocken | Trade Paperback | April 2004
$12.95/19.95(Canada) | 978-0-8052-1175-7 (0-8052-1175-6)

A collection of tales immortalizing the heroic deeds and visions of people Wiesel knew during and after World War II. Read more






A Mad Desire to Dance
Written by Elie Wiesel, Translated by Catherine Temerson
Schocken | Trade Paperback | April 2010
$16.00/18.00(Canada) | 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






The Oath
Written by Elie Wiesel
Schocken | Trade Paperback | May 1986
$16.00/21.00(Canada) | 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






One Generation After
Written by Elie Wiesel
Schocken | Trade Paperback | September 1987
$15.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-8052-0713-2 (0-8052-0713-9)

Twenty years after he and his family were deported from Sighet to Auschwitz, Elie Wiesel returned to his town in search of the watch—a bar mitzvah gift—he had buried in his backyard before they left. Read more






Open Heart
Written by Elie Wiesel, Translated by Marion Wiesel
Knopf | Hardcover | December 2012
$20.00/24.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-96184-6 (0-307-96184-2)

Translated by Marion Wiesel

A profoundly and unexpectedly intimate, deeply affecting summing up of his life so far, from one of the most cherished moral voices of our time.


Eighty-two years old, facing emergency heart surgery and his own mortality, Elie Wiesel reflects back on his life. Emotions, images, faces and questions flash... Read more






Rashi
Written by Elie Wiesel, Translated by Catherine Temerson
Schocken | Hardcover | August 2009
$22.00/26.95(Canada) | 978-0-8052-4254-6 (0-8052-4254-6)

Part of the Jewish Encounter series

From Elie Wiesel, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, comes a magical book that introduces us to the towering figure of Rashi—Rabbi Shlomo Yitzchaki—the great biblical and Talmudic commentator of the Middle Ages.

Wiesel brilliantly evokes the world of medieval European Jewry, a world of profound... Read more






Somewhere a Master
Written by Elie Wiesel
Schocken | Trade Paperback | June 2005
$16.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-8052-1187-0 (0-8052-1187-X)

The compassion of Reb Moshe-Leib, the vision of the Seer of Lublin, the wisdom of Reb Pinhas, the warmth of the Ba’al Shem Tov, the humor of Reb Naphtali–to their followers these sages appeared as kings, judges, and prophets. They communicated joy and wonder and fervor to the men and women... Read more






The Sonderberg Case
Written by Elie Wiesel, Translated by Catherine Temerson
Knopf | Hardcover | August 2010
$25.00/28.95(Canada) | 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






The Testament
Written by Elie Wiesel
Schocken | Trade Paperback | April 1999
$16.00/23.00(Canada) | 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






The Time of the Uprooted
Written by Elie Wiesel
Schocken | Trade Paperback | February 2007
$14.00/18.00(Canada) | 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






The Time of the Uprooted
Written by Elie Wiesel
Knopf | Hardcover | August 2005
$25.00/35.00(Canada) | 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






The Town Beyond the Wall
Written by Elie Wiesel
Schocken | Trade Paperback | May 1995
$15.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-8052-1045-3 (0-8052-1045-8)

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






The Trial of God
Written by Elie Wiesel
Schocken | Trade Paperback | November 1995
$15.00/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-8052-1053-8 (0-8052-1053-9)

The Trial of God (as it was held on February 25, 1649, in Shamgorod)
A Play by Elie Wiesel
Translated by Marion Wiesel
Introduction by Robert McAfee Brown
Afterword by Matthew Fox
 
Where is God when innocent human beings suffer? This drama lays bare the most vexing questions confronting the moral imagination.
 
Set in a Ukranian village... Read more





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