“Defending Britta Stein makes vivid an important part of Holocaust history, one that is less familiar to the general public and deserves all the more to be better known. . . .
“A fascinating visit to a little-known pocket of U.S. immigrant history.”
“An important, sensitive look at the triumph of the human spirit over evil, The Teacher of Warsaw is based on a true story and epitomizes the very best of poignant
This highly emotional novel includes two narratives combined in one, commencing in June 1940 in Riga, Latvia.
“What he did see—and described in sharp, yet understated, detail—was the growing panic and slow loss of innocence among German Jews.”
Surely there are World War II novels that aren’t depressing, but this isn’t one of them.
“Khemlin has created an unforgettable character and opened a window onto a world more people should know about.”
“Certainly this novel is timely, a reminder of the United States’ inexcusable inhumanity 70 years ago when it cruelly blocked desperate refugees.”
“Only when Isabel finally learns the truth about her mother’s past will she be able to . . . move forward with her own life.
Mischling is a gripping, powerful novel of twin Jewish girls who become victims of the infamous Dr. Josef Mengele’s medical experiments at Auschwitz.
An eighteen-year-old Jewish Bostonian from a wealthy family gives birth out of wedlock in 1917 at her uncle’s house in Cape Ann.
In eastern Persia a couple of millennia ago an earthquake buries a fictional city that legend has it was inhabited by descendants of the ten lost northern tribes of ancient Israel.
Can a novel be both suspenseful and predictable? Less than half way through Jennifer S.
The first thing to be said about this intriguing historical novel is that it ranks high among the “must read” list of debut works.
“[a] fine novel that educates and entertains.”