Tag: holocaust

Maus: A Survivor’s Tale

Maus I: A Survivor’s Tale: My Father Bleeds History/Maus II: A Survivor’s Tale: And Here My Troubles Began Author: Art Spiegelman Genre: Graphic Novel, Holocaust Memoir Publication Date: August 12, 1986/November 5, 1991 Publisher: Pantheon Books Series: Maus #1 & #2 CONTENT WARNING: antisemitism, suicide, depression, death, genocide, […]

The Assignment

The Assignment Author: Liza Wiemer Genre: YA Contemporary Publication Date: August 25, 2020 Publisher: Delacorte Press CONTENT WARNING: racism, homophobia, antisemitism, mention of emotional/verbal/physical abuse, death of a family member, parental abandonment, discussion of the Holocaust Senior year. When an assignment given by a favorite teacher instructs a […]

When Time Stopped

When Time Stopped: A Memoir of My Father’s War and What Remains Author: Ariana Neumann Genre: Biography, Nonfiction, History Publication Date: February 4, 2020 Publisher: Scribner TRIGGER WARNING: Anti-Semitism, discrimination, genocide, bombings In 1941, the first member of the Neumann family was arrested for swimming in a stretch […]

The Librarian Of Auschwitz

The Librarian of Auschwitz by Antonio Iturbe was the April book chosen for a book club I lead with a few other women. TRIGGER WARNING: derogatory terms for people with development disabilities and Romani, extremely graphic descriptions of people who were gassed, descriptions of medical experimentation, torture, disposing […]

Night

Night by Elie Wiesel is not one of those books people read for enjoyment. It’s a book to be read because it’s about history, humanity, hate, religion, and evil. It’s particularly relevant to me because as a Jewish woman and the daughter of a Holocaust survivor it’s part […]