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.
“In reality, the history of pageants mirrors the many monumental changes related to a woman’s place in society.”
Daphne Merkin’s “22 Minutes of Unconditional Love” is an erotic, metafictional tale of female submission.
For Masha Gessen, the Moscow-born author and Vladimir Putin’s biographer, Trump is an aspiring autocrat.
Roth could seem to be “a beguiling but remote citadel: august, many-towered, lavishly defended.” Benjamin Taylor knew him better.
In Demmin, a town of just 15,000, as many as 1,000 people took their own lives.