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Reading List - Anti-Semitism and the Holocaust

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MOSAIC, A CHRONICLE OF FIVE GENERATIONS
By Diane Armstrong 1998. St. Martin Press
NIGHT
Elie Wiesel, 1982, Bantam.
Short, but never to be forgotten, memoir of a famous survivor and Nobel laureate. All of his books are worth reading.
SURVIVAL IN AUSCHWITZ: The Nazi Assault on Humanity
Primo Levi, 1961, Collier Books
An Italian chemist and a survivor who tell the story simply and powerfully. Levi has written many books, all of them important to understanding the Holocaust.
THE SUNFLOWER: On the Possibilities and Limits of Forgiveness
MAUS: A SURVIVOR'S TALE, Vol I & II
Art Spiegelman, 1986, Random.
Don't let the cartoon form put you off, this is an amazing documentary of the Holocaust.
THE HOLOCAUST and HOLOCAUST JOURNEY
Martin Gilbert, 1985, Henry Holt & Co, Inc.
Testimony of victims from many countries. A classic, like everything Gilbert has written. His historical map books are vital resources
WHEN LIGHT PIERCED THE DARKNESS-Christian Rescue of Jews in Nazi-Occupied Poland
Nechama Tec, 1986, Oxford Press.
The Jewish author survived in Poland pretending to be a Catholic. Her scholarly career focused on tracing the history and reasons why some became rescuers and many did not.
AN UNBROKEN CHAIN: MY JOURNEY THROUGH THE NAZI HOLOCAUST
Henry Oertelt, 2000, Lerner Publications Co.
Auschwitz survivor tells of how luck and the help of good people, he survived the Holocaust.
I PROMISED I WOULD TELL, Facing History and Ourselves
Sonia Schreiber Weitz 1993, Brookline, Mass.
Her Poetry and Testimony during the Holocaust. Born in Krakow.
JACK AND ROCHELLE, A Holocaust Story of Love and Resistance
Jack and Rochelle Sutin, edited by Lawrence Sutin, 1995, Greywolf Press.
A powerful and moving account of love in the midst of their struggle to survive the Holocaust as a part of a band of Partisans in the forests of Poland.
AUSCHWITZ IS ALSO A CITY
Josef Jakubowicz, 2005, Thiemo Graf Verlag.
A Survivor of the Shoah tells his story.

LINKS TO MORE BOOKS:

Jewish Virtual Library - Holocaust Book Store

Bridges For Peace Recommended Reading List

Amazon List of Holocaust in Poland books

otterbein - Bibliography of The Holocaust

KSIAZKI - JUDAICA BOOKS IN ENGLISH

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