What happens when a senior rabbi announces from the pulpit on Rosh Hashanah that he is suffering from ALS? In his posthumously published novel, Raphael Silver chronicles the power struggle.
Was Hitler mad? And how much support did he get from the German people? In a new essay collection, historian Richard J. Evans tackles some of the thorniest issues surrounding the Holocaust.
Gunter Grass, who has died at 87, is praised for shining light of truth on the Nazi era. But given his trail of lies, Liam Hoare warns against turning the Nobel Laureate into a saint.
Ghetto police are usually viewed as collaborators. A new book asks if the force in Kovno actually helped some Jews to survive the Holocaust — and fight the Nazis.
Philip Glass’s Uncle Harry, his mother and the cost of pretty much everything feature prominently in the composer’s plainspoken and charming new memoir.