The Survivor examines what happens to someone who made the decision to survive in Auschwitz — no matter how.Read More
What holds this wildly ambitious book together and drives the narrative is Rebecca Donner’s unwavering, partisan voice.Read More
Martin Amis’s fiction, bleak though it often is, paradoxically remains compelling and pleasurable to read because of how well he writes about dreadful things.Read More
Two new documentaries: one a love story about two athletes, the other an attempt to chronicle a small resistance movement among German students against the Nazis.Read More
“Portrait of Wally” makes for a wonderfully engaging documentary about art and postwar intrigue with stakes on both a personal and global scale.
Should we fictionalize the Holocaust? This is not only a literary question, but a moral one as well, issues raised by the publication of the translation of “The Emperor of Lies,” a novel about the ways in which the Jews in the Lodz ghetto struggled to survive the Nazis.Read More