The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

12 December 2019 | By John Boyne | Filed in: antisemitism.

If you start to read this book, you will go on a journey with a nine year old boy named Bruno Though this isn t a book for nine year olds And sooner or later you will arrive with Bruno at a fence Fences like this exist all over the world We hop you never have to encounter one.

The Hare With Amber Eyes: A Family's Century of Art and Loss

12 December 2019 | By Edmund de Waal | Filed in: antisemitism.

The Ephrussis were a grand banking family, as rich and respected as the Rothschilds, who burned like a comet in nineteenth century Paris and Vienna society Yet by the end of World War II, almost the only thing remaining of their vast empire was a collection of 264 wood and ivory carvings, none of

The Plot Against America

12 December 2019 | By Philip Roth | Filed in: antisemitism.

In an astonishing feat of narrative invention, our most ambitious novelist imagines an alternate version of American history In 1940 Charles A Lindbergh, heroic aviator and rabid isolationist, is elected President Shortly thereafter, he negotiates a cordial understanding with Adolf Hitler,

Night (The Night Trilogy, #1)

12 December 2019 | By Elie Wiesel | Filed in: antisemitism.

Born in the town of Sighet, Transylvania, Elie Wiesel was a teenager when he and his family were taken from their home in 1944 to Auschwitz concentration camp, and then to Buchenwald Night is the terrifying record of Elie Wiesel s memories of the death of his family, the death of his own innocence,

The Fixer

12 December 2019 | By Bernard Malamud | Filed in: antisemitism.

A classic that won Malamud both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award The Fixer 1966 is Bernard Malamud s best known and most acclaimed novel one that makes manifest his roots in Russian fiction, especially that of Isaac Babel Set in Kiev in 1911 during a period of heightened

The Diary of a Young Girl

12 December 2019 | By Anne Frank | Filed in: antisemitism.

Discovered in the attic in which she spent the last years of her life, Anne Frank s remarkable diary has become a world classic a powerful reminder of the horrors of war and an eloquent testament to the human spirit In 1942, with the Nazis occupying Holland, a thirteen year old Jewish girl and her

The Plot: The Secret Story of the Protocols of the Elders of Zion

12 December 2019 | By Will Eisner | Filed in: antisemitism.

The Plot, which examines the astonishing conspiracy and the fabrication of The Protocols of the Elders of Zion, has become a worldwide phenomenon since its hardcover publication, taught in classrooms around the globe Purported to be the actual blueprints by Jewish leaders to take over the world,

An Officer and a Spy

12 December 2019 | By Robert Harris | Filed in: antisemitism.

Robert Harris returns to the thrilling historical fiction he has so brilliantly made his own This is the story of the infamous Dreyfus affair told as a chillingly dark, hard edged novel of conspiracy and espionage Paris in 1895 Alfred Dreyfus, a young Jewish officer, has just been convicted of

What I Saw and How I Lied

12 December 2019 | By Judy Blundell | Filed in: antisemitism.

When Evie s father returned home from World War II, the family fell back into its normal life pretty quickly But Joe Spooner brought back with him than just good war stories When movie star handsome Peter Coleridge, a young ex GI who served in Joe s company in postwar Austria, shows up, Evie

The Finkler Question

12 December 2019 | By Howard Jacobson | Filed in: antisemitism.

Julian Treslove, a professionally unspectacular and disappointed BBC worker, and Sam Finkler, a popular Jewish philosopher, writer and television personality, are old school friends Despite a prickly relationship and very different lives, they ve never quite lost touch with each other or with

Semites and Anti-Semites: An Inquiry into Conflict and Prejudice

12 December 2019 | By Bernard Lewis | Filed in: antisemitism.

The Arab Israeli conflict has unsettled the Middle East for over half a century This conflict is primarily political, a clash between states and peoples over territory and history But it is also a conflict that has affected and been affected by prejudice For a long time this was simply the

The Devil's Arithmetic

12 December 2019 | By Jane Yolen | Filed in: antisemitism.

Hannah thinks tonight Passover Seder will be the same as always But this year she will be mysteriously transported into the past Only she knows the horrors that await.

The Complete Maus

12 December 2019 | By Art Spiegelman | Filed in: antisemitism.

Combined for the first time here are Maus I A Survivor s Tale and Maus II the complete story of Vladek Spiegelman and his wife, living and surviving in Hitler s Europe By addressing the horror of the Holocaust through cartoons, the author captures the everyday reality of fear and is able to

Love & Treasure

12 December 2019 | By Ayelet Waldman | Filed in: antisemitism.

A spellbinding new novel of contraband masterpieces, tragic love, and the unexpected legacies of forgotten crimes, Ayelet Waldman s Love and Treasure weaves a tale around the fascinating, true history of the Hungarian Gold Train in the Second World War In 1945 on the outskirts of Salzburg,

A Specter Haunting Europe: The Myth of Judeo-Bolshevism

12 December 2019 | By Paul A. Hanebrink | Filed in: antisemitism.

The first comprehensive account of the evolution and exploitation of the Judeo Bolshevik myth, from its origins to the present day For much of the twentieth century, Europe was haunted by a threat of its own imagining Judeo Bolshevism This myth that Communism was a Jewish plot to destroy the