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  • Procession: Stories from a Polish Past

    by Anna Baum ...
    Short stories of the Jewish experience in Poland in the years before, during, and after World War II. A slow but steady parade of real-life characters marches across the page, beginning in the paradise of privileged prewar life, moving inexorably forward despite the early warnings of the imminent destruction. Along the way, they forge chasms, shed possessions and family, face the abyss, then ... Read more

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  • A New Beginning and Other Stories

    by Anna Baum ...
    Short stories of the Jewish experience in Poland in the years before, during, and after World War II. A slow but steady parade of real-life characters marches across the page, beginning in the paradise of privileged prewar life, moving inexorably forward despite the early warnings of the imminent destruction. Along the way, they forge chasms, shed possessions and family, face the abyss, then ... Read more

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  • A Chance Encounter and Other Stories of Polish Jewry

    by Anna Baum ...
    Short stories of the Jewish experience in Poland in the years before, during, and after World War II. A slow but steady parade of real-life characters marches across the page, beginning in the paradise of privileged prewar life, moving inexorably forward despite the early warnings of the imminent destruction. Along the way, they forge chasms, shed possessions and family, face the abyss, then ... Read more

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  • Winter Journey

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  • THE MASTER AND MARGARITA

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    series Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition
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  • Sister, Sister

    From the busy marketplaces of pre-war Krakow, Poland, to the horror of the Holocaust and the haven of Schindler's factory, to the apparent peace and safety of a suburban backyard in Melbourne, Australia, this is the story of two sisters who miraculously survived.Their extraordinary life stories are interwoven with the childhood and later memories of the narrator, Anna, daughter and niece of the ... Read more

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  • The Tin Ring

    Love and Survival in the Holocaust

    Review Zdenka Fantlová and her story made a lasting impression. She survived six concentration camps, endured horrors the like of which most of us can't begin to comprehend, yet never lost the will to live or her optimism for a better future. During her time in the camps she kept a little tin ring, made for her by her boyfriend. She risked her life to keep this humble object that meant so much to ... Read more

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    by Gila Lustiger ...
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  • Mosaic

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    From the bestselling author of THE VOYAGE OF THEIR LIFE, WINTER JOURNEY and NOCTURNEthis remarkable true story begins in the Polish city of Krakow in 1890 and spans one hundred years and four continents. God blessed Lieba and the devout Jewish patriarch Daniel Baldinger with eleven children, and this richly textured portrait follows their lives down the decades, through the terrifying years of the ... Read more

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  • Subtly Worded

    by Teffi ...
    Translated by Anne Marie Jackson, Robert Chandler ...
    series Pushkin Collection
    A selection of the finest short stories from “one of the most popular writers in Russia,” praised by many as the female Chekhov (The New York Times)Teffi's genius with the short form made her a literary star in pre-revolutionary Russia, beloved by Tsar Nicholas II and Vladimir Lenin alike. These stories, taken from the whole of her career, show the full range of her gifts. Extremely funny—a wry, ... Read more

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  • A Sorrow Beyond Dreams

    by Peter Handke ...
    Translated by Ralph Manheim ...
    series Pushkin Collection
    "My mother has been dead for almost seven weeks: I had better go to work before the need to write about her, which I felt so strongly at her funeral, dies away and I fall back into the dull speechlessness with which I reacted to the nerves of her suicide."So begins Peter Handke's extraordinary confrontation with his mother's death. In a painful and courageous attempt to deal with the almost ... Read more

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