The Scent of Secrets by Jane Thynne

It’s 1938. Germany has become a police state. The citizens are under constant scrutiny. Jews must be home by curfew and are no longer allowed to hold many jobs. Clara Vine is an actress, half-German, half-English. Her career allows her to travel in and out of Germany with a little more freedom. Both of these […]

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“Mein Kampf” Publication in Germany

For the first time since World War II, Adolf Hitler’s “Mein Kampf” has been newly published in Germany. In today’s political and cultural climate, with so many nations and individuals harboring hatred for the Jewish people, this seems like the worst possible time for such a publication. The comfort comes in that this new edition is […]

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Night by Elie Wiesel

     The picture to the left is the cover of a 3-in-1 collection of Elie Wiesel’s Night Trilogy. Night, the first of the trilogy, is a memoir. Elie Wiesel, a holocaust survivor, tells of his time at Auschwitz. From his home, to the ghetto, to the camps and the separation of his family… he and his […]

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