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
Ida Tarbell (5 November, 1857 – 6 January, 1944) was an author, biographer, lecturer, educator and an early pioneer of investigative journalist.
The magic of sagas is that you get to know the characters very well. This novel is too short for such narrative. The characters, are lovely, and interesting.
This is not part of an epic saga which is a staple in the world of fantasy. Geralt rides the countryside, meeting people, talking to them, and killing a monster
Wisława Szymborska (2, July 1923 – 1, February 2012) was a Nobel Prize winning poet. Translator, and essayist from Poland.