A Tale of Love and Darkness by Amos Oz is an autobiography, about the author’s childhood in Jerusalem and his teenage years in Kibbutz Hulda
I enjoyed this book much more than I thought I would. However, I could not shake the feeling that the author was writing for the screen, and not for a book
Martin Opitz was a German poet and literary theorist who was considered to be the greatest poet in the land during his lifetime.
Ciri, the Child of Destiny, wants to leave, but she’s being hunted by friend and foe alike. who are looking for her, for different reasons in different timeline
The Girl Who Escaped from Auschwitz by Ellie Midwood is an engrossing book, shining a light on brave heroes we should never forget
The Books of Jacob is a superb masterpiece. In my humble, layperson’s opinion, the book is in the same class as Tolstoy’s War and Peace.
The Ghetto Within by Santiago H. Amigorena also deals with issues of identity, as many immigrants do. Are they Argentina? Polish? Polish-Argentinian? Jewish?
The brothers were moved between several work camps, including Auschwitz managing to survive due to their ability to fix watches and a good amount of chutzpah
How the World Allowed Hitler to Proceed with the Holocaust takes a look at the international 1938 conference to discuss the possible emigration of European Jews
The book describes the long relationship between Polish & US intelligence agencies. Poland has been trying to come out from under the heavy hand of the Russians