Harald Jähner’s ‘Aftermath’ subverts our preconceptions about post-war Germany as a world of rubble, struggle and Soviet atrocities.
Asaf Galay’s “The Adventures of Saul Bellow,” which interviews many of the late author’s friends, family and admirers falls just short of hagiography.
In “The Authority of the Court and Peril of Politics,” the sphinx-like Justice Stephen Breyer defends the reputation of the Supreme Court.
“Bernstein’s Wall,” a new documentary, tells the legendary composer and conductor’s story using his own voice and exploring his political side.
Mark Oppenheimer’s “Squirrel Hill” takes the author back to his hometown and the Tree of Life shooting that traumatized his community.
Judy Bolton-Fasman’s ‘Asylum’ is a beautifully-written memoir of a family’s secrets and a daughter’s efforts to uncover them.
Rebecca Frankel’s ‘Into the Forest’ tells the story of the Rabinowitz family and other Jews who confront both natural and man-made terrors.
In September 1944, as related in ‘The Sisters of Auschwitz,’ both the Franks and Brilleslijpers endured a harrowing cattle car journey to Auschwitz,
In ‘Once We Were Slaves,’ Laura Leibman pieces together a genealogical puzzle to recount the extraordinary journey of a multiracial family.
During the war, Mildred and Arvid Harnack plotted sabotage and facilitated the escape of Jews.