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Sarah's Key
Sarah's Key
by Tatiana de Rosnay
Staff Pick
Since it was first published in 2008, I have recommended this book countless times — to anyone and everyone who would listen, actually — and I've never heard anything back other than thanks for putting this devastating, thrilling, complex... (read more)

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The Diary of a Young Girl
The Diary of a Young Girl
by Anne Frank
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Discovered in the attic in which she spent the last years of her life, Anne Frank's remarkable diary has since become a world classic—a powerful reminder of the horrors of war and an eloquent testament to the human spirit. In 1942, with Nazis... (read more)

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Maus, A Survivor's Tale, Book I: My Father Bleeds History
Maus, A Survivor's Tale, Book I: My Father Bleeds History
by Art Spiegelman
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Two powerful, definitive chronicles of modern atrocities — the perfect books for anyone who doubts comix have grown up. The Pulitzer Prize-winning Maus is a staggering personal depiction of the Holocaust, rendered all the stronger by Spiegelman's... (read more)

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The Sunflower: On the Possibilities and Limits of Forgiveness
The Sunflower: On the Possibilities and Limits of Forgiveness
by Simon Wiesenthal
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In the first hundred pages of The Sunflower, Holocaust survivor Simon Wiesenthal recounts his encounter with a dying German soldier who asked to speak with "a Jew" in order to seek forgiveness. Wiesenthal then invites everyone into the discussion... (read more)

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Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl (The Definitive Edition)
Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl (The Definitive Edition)
by Anne Frank
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The basis for and official tie-in edition to the PBS Masterpiece Classic movie titled The Diary of Anne Frank, directed by Jon Jones from a screenplay by Deborah Moggach. First airing April 11, 2010. More than fifty years after its first publication... (read more)

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In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin
In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin
by Erik Larson
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Erik Larson has been widely acclaimed as a master of narrative non-fiction, and in his new book, the bestselling author of Devil in the White City turns his hand to a remarkable story set during Hitler's rise to power. The time is 1933, the place, Berlin,... (read more)

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The Nazi Officer's Wife: How One Jewish Woman Survived the Holocaust
The Nazi Officer's Wife: How One Jewish Woman Survived the Holocaust
by Edith H Beer
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Edith Hahn was an outspoken young woman in Vienna when the Gestapo forced her into a ghetto and then into a labor camp. When she returned home months later, she knew she would become a hunted woman and went underground. With the help of a Christian... (read more)

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How I Live Now
How I Live Now
by Meg Rosoff
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A gritty, funny, and widely influential novel (it caused quite a stir!) that I guarantee you'll read time and time again. Powerful and worthy of many re-readings.... (read more)

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Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil (Penguin Classics)
Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil (Penguin Classics)
by Hannah Arendt
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Originally appearing as a series of articles in The New Yorker, Hannah Arendts authoritative and stunning report on the trial of Nazi leader Adolf Eichmann sparked a flurry of debate upon its publication. This revised edition includes material that came... (read more)

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Man's Search for Meaning
Man's Search for Meaning
by Viktor E Frankl
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When Beacon Press first published Man's Search for Meaning in 1959, Carl Rogers called it "one of the outstanding contributions to psychological thought in the last fifty years." In the thirty-three years since then, this book — at once a memoir, a... (read more)

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In Memory's Kitchen : a Legacy From the Women of Terez'n (96 Edition)
In Memory's Kitchen : a Legacy From the Women of Terez'n (96 Edition)
by Desilva
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A beautiful memorial to the brave women who defied Hitler by preserving a part of their hertiage and a part of themselves in this handwritten collection of recipes, proving that the Nazis could not break the spirit of the Jewish people.... (read more)

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Treblinka Survivor: The Life and Death of Hershl Sperling
Treblinka Survivor: The Life and Death of Hershl Sperling
by Mark S Smith
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The story of a man who survived Treblinka, to be haunted by his memories for 50 years—and ultimately, to be killed by them More than 800,000 people entered Treblinka and fewer than 70 came out. Hershl Sperling was one of them. He... (read more)

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Holocaust: The Nazi Persecution and Murder of the Jews
Holocaust: The Nazi Persecution and Murder of the Jews
by Peter Longerich
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In 1998, Peter Longerich published Politik der Vernichtung (Politics of Destruction), a stunning re-examination of the Holocaust. The book received universal acclaim, and is now generally recognized by historians as the standard account of this horrific... (read more)

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50 Children: One Ordinary American Couple's Extraordinary Rescue Mission Into the Heart of Nazi Germany
50 Children: One Ordinary American Couple's Extraordinary Rescue Mission Into the Heart of Nazi Germany
by Steven Pressman
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Based on the acclaimed HBO documentary, the astonishing true story of how one American couple transported fifty Jewish children from Nazi-occupied Austria to America in 1939—the single largest group of unaccompanied refugee children allowed... (read more)

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In Memory's Kitchen
In Memory's Kitchen
by Cara (edt) Desilva
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The sheets of paper are as brittle as fallen leaves; the faltering handwriting changes from page to page; the words, a faded brown, are almost indecipherable. The page are filled with recipes. Each is a memory, a fantasy, a hope for the future. Written... (read more)

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Death in the City of Light: The Serial Killer of Nazi-Occupied Paris
Death in the City of Light: The Serial Killer of Nazi-Occupied Paris
by David King
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Death in the City of Light is the gripping, true story of a brutal serial killer who unleashed his own reign of terror in Nazi-Occupied Paris. As decapitated heads and dismembered body parts surfaced in the Seine, Commissaire Georges-Victor Massu, head... (read more)

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Fateless
Fateless
by Imre Kertesz
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One of Publishers Weekly's Fifty Best Books of 1992!... (read more)

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The Years of Extermination: Nazi Germany and the Jews, 1939-1945
The Years of Extermination: Nazi Germany and the Jews, 1939-1945
by Saul Friedlander
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The enactment of the German extermination policies that resulted in the murder of six million European Jews depended upon many factors, including the cooperation of local authorities and police departments, and the passivity of the populations, primarily... (read more)

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War and Genocide: A Concise History of the Holocaust
War and Genocide: A Concise History of the Holocaust
by Doris L Bergen
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In examining one of the defining events of the 20th century, Doris Bergen situates the Holocaust in its historical, political, social, cultural, and military contexts. Unlike many other treatments of the Holocaust, this revised, second edition discusses... (read more)

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The Drowned and the Saved
The Drowned and the Saved
by Primo Levi
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Levi wrote of the moral collapse that occurred in Auschwitz and the fallibility of human memory that allows such atrocities to recur. Levi's last book published before his death in 1987.... (read more)

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