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.
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.
DB 51142 / CL 5905
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.
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.