Elie Wiesel: An Author Remembered

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Black and white photograph of Elie Wiesel with his hand resting on the side of his head, eyes cast down as if in thought.
Last week we lost author, activist, and humanist, Eliezer “Elie” Wiesel (1928-2016). In addition to his prolific career as a writer, Wiesel was a professor, political activist, Nobel Laureate, and Holocaust survivor. Remember Elie Wiesel with the titles below.

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The Night Trilogy
Night is the story of a Jewish boy who is deported with his family and community from Hungary to the horrors of the infamous Auschwitz. In Dawn, Elisha, the sole survivor of his family, becomes a Jewish terrorist in Palestine and is ordered to execute an Englishman. In The Accident, a concentration camp survivor tries to rebuild his life in New York City.

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All Rivers Run to the Sea: Memoirs
A leading witness to the Holocaust and the fate of the Jewish people recalls his family’s suffering, the survivors’ efforts to reconstruct their lives, and his experiences as a writer and journalist working to record the truth for succeeding generations.

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A Mad Desire to Dance: A Novel
Doriel Waldman, A Polish-born Jew and World War II survivor, is tormented by the weight of Judaic history and convinced he’s haunted by a dybbuk. With the help of psychoanalyst Théráese Goldschmidt, Doriel digs into his memories of the Holocaust, when his mother was a fighter in the Resistance.