The quest to illuminate the lives of murdered relatives is a burgeoning subgenre of the Holocaust memoir.
On the night before she is set to die, a 96-year-old Dutch woman relives her war years in Otto de Kat’s ‘The Longest Night.’
The National Museum of American Jewish History turns the clock back to 1917, and finds some surprising parallels to today.
Known for both his scandalous life and his groundbreaking architecture, Louis Kahn is the subject of Wendy Lesser’s new biography “You Say To Brick.”
Peter Hayes’s “Explaining the Holocaust” analyzes the Shoah in all its complexity, refusing to subscribe to the idea that it’s “beyond comprehension.”
“Les Parisiennes,” by Anne Sebba, tells the story of the difficult choices women faced under the Nazi occupation.
A mother’s descent into madness and the Nazi destruction of Czechoslovakia animate Mark Slouka’s gorgeous memoir, “Nobody’s Son.”
Passengers on board the St. Louis fleeing Nazi Germany discover both cultural displacement and loss in Armando Correa’s “The German Girl.”
The fascinating journey of Holocaust survivor and artist Nachman Libeskind from Lodz to Israel to America is the subject of “In the Unlikeliest of Places,” by Annette Libeskind Berkovits.
Ken Burns, Artemis Joukowsky and PBS have teamed up for “Defying the Nazis” a book and film about Holocaust rescuers, the Sharps. Julia M. Klein weighs in on both.