Largely ignored in its time, Ulrich Boschwitz’s 1939 novel “The Passenger” is a fascinating historical document.
Yaniv Iczkovits’ prizewinning Israeli novel, “The Slaughterman’s Daughter,” takes its place among the classics of Jewish literature.
In ‘Plunder,’ Menachem Kaiser distrusts and deconstructs the third-generation Holocaust memoir.
In “The Ratline,” author and documentarian Philippe Sands probes the life and death of Otto Gustav von Wächter.
Rebecca Sacks’ ambitious debut novel ‘City of a Thousand Gates’ features a cast of 32 Israelis and Palestinians.
Jonathan Lichtenstein’s memoir “The Berlin Shadow” argues that the legacy of the Kindertransport rippled through the next generations.
In David Nasaw’s “The Last Million,” the plight of Jewish refugees in DP camps offers a warning about the troubling aftermath of war.
James Wyllie’s “Nazi Wives” examines Magda Goebbels, Emmy Goering and other “women at the top of Hitler’s Germany.”
Max Gross has written a fantasy, but also an indictment of human fallibility, modernity, and the troubled relationship between Jews and gentiles.
A Polish Jewish immigrant from a large Hasidic clan in Warsaw, Eli Tannen led a sometimes difficult, decidedly nonlinear life.