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1 - The Memory Monster

Yishai Sarid - Restless Books

Written as a report to the chairman of Yad Vashem, Israel's memorial to the victims of the Holocaust, our unnamed narrator recounts his own undoing. Hired as a promising young historian, he soon becomes a leading expert on Nazi methods of extermination at concentration camps in Poland...
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2 - House of Glass: The Story and Secrets of a Twentieth-Century Jewish Family

Hadley Freeman - Simon & Schuster

Writer Hadley Freeman investigates her familys secret history in this "exceptional" (The Washington Post) "masterpiece" (The Daily Telegraph) uncovering a story that spans a century, two World Wars, and three generations.Hadley Freeman knew her grandmother Sara lived...
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3 - The Lost Shtetl: A Novel

Max Gross - HarperVia

A remarkable debut novel - written with the fearless imagination of Michael Chabon and the piercing humor of Gary Shteyngart - about a small Jewish village in the Polish forest that is so secluded no one knows it exists . . . until now.What if there was a town that history missed?For decades,...
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4 - The Tunnel


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5 - When Time Stopped: A Memoir of My Father's War and What Remains

Ariana Neumann - Scribner

In this astonishing story that "reads like a thriller and is so, so timely" (BuzzFeed) Ariana Neumann dives into the secrets of her father's past: "Like Anne Frank's diary, it offers a story that needs to be told and heard" (BOOKLIST , starred review) .In 1941,...
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