Category «Books about the Holocaust»

The reader

The reader (in German Der Vorleser , literally “the one who reads aloud”) is a novel written by law professor and German judge Bernhard Schlink . It was published in Germany in 1995 and in the United States, translated into English by Carol Brown Janeway in 1997. The book was translated into thirty-nine languages. The …

Man’s Search for Meaning

Man’s Search for Meaning (original title in German “Ja zum Leben sagen Trotzdem. Ein Psychologe erlebt das Konzentrationslager” ) is a book written by psychiatrist Austrian Viktor Emil Frankl , published in Germany in 1946 . In English it was published with the titles From Death-Camp to Existentialism in 1959 and Man’s Search for Meaning …

Sarah’s Key

On Friday 16 of July of 1942 , Sarah and her family are arrested at his home in Paris by the French and taken to the Velodrome d’Hiver gendarmes. But not all the Starzynski family is moved, because Michel, Sarah’s four-year-old brother, is hidden in the closet of her Paris flat, where the girl thinks …

Hitler’s Volunteer Executives

Hitler’s Willing Executioners ( 1996 ) a book writer is American Daniel Goldhagen proposed that ordinary Germans not only knew but also supported the Holocaust because of an ” anti – Semitism unique and virulent eliminationist” in German identity, which had Developed in previous centuries. Goldhagen states that this special mentality arose from medieval attitudes …

Eichmann in Jerusalem

Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Study on the Banality of Evil (Eichmann in Jerusalem) is a book by thephilosopherHannah Arendt, published in1963. In the text, the author states that apart from a desire to improve her career, Eichmann showed no trace ofanti-Semitismor psychological damage. His famous subtitle introduced the conceptbanality of evil, which also serves as …