Books tagged: Holocaust

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A Forgotten Hero

By Shelley Emling


The true story of Folke Bernadotte’s heroic rescue of 30,000 prisoners during WWII

In one of the most amazing rescues of WWII, the Swedish head of the Red Cross rescued more than 30,000 people from concentration camps in the last three months of the war. Folke Bernadotte ... Read more

Bialystok to Birkenau

By Michel Mielnicki & John Munro

The testimony of survivors is the ultimate refutation of claims that the Holocaust did not occur. In this profoundly honest Holocaust memoir, Michel Mielnicki takes us from the pleasures and charms of pre-war Polish Jewry (now entirely lost) into some of the darkest places of ... Read more

Holocaust to Resistance, My Journey

By Suzanne Berliner Weiss


Holocaust to Resistance, My Journey is a powerful, awe-inspiring memoir from author and activist Suzanne Berliner Weiss. Born to Jewish parents in Paris in 1941, Suzanne was hidden from the Nazis on a farm in rural France. Alone after the war, she lived in progressive-run orphanages, ... Read more


By Claire Sicherman

Imprint is a profound and courageous exploration of trauma, family, and the importance of breaking silence and telling stories. This book is a fresh and startling combination of history and personal revelation. When her son almost died at birth and her grandmother passed away, ... Read more

Moldovan Hotel

By Leah Horlick

2022 Raymond Souster Award Shortlist * 2022 Pat Lowther Memorial Award Shortlist

Moldovan Hotel explores the intergenerational trauma of the Holocaust in Romania through a queer Jewish voice in the Diaspora.

In 2017, Leah Horlick travelled to Romania to revisit the region her ... Read more

Old Brown Suitcase, The

By Lillian Boraks-Nemetz

The Old Brown Suitcase, an award winning book that has sold extraordinarily well both nationally and internationally, now appears in a new edition by Ronsdale Press. The novel narrates the absorbing story of a young girl who survived the Holocaust against all odds. At age fourteen, ... Read more

Out of Hiding

By Alan Twigg
Afterword by Yosef Wosk

Holocaust witnesses will soon cease to exist. As Tolstoyfamously put it, what is to be done? One answer is Out of Hiding, a cross-section of stories collected from one regionof the globe—British Columbia, Canada—examining 86 authors and 163 books.  Outstanding characters ... Read more

The Trials of John Demjanjuk

By Jonathan Garfinkel
Introduction by Vivian Rakoff
By (composer) Christine Brubaker

In 1988 he was sentenced to hang, but in 1993, acquitted. In 2002 his American citizenship was revoked—for the second time. Was he guilty? And of what exactly? The Trials of John Demjanjuk probes the nature of guilt and the need for retribution as the circus of the public ... Read more