Books by John Hargraves

THE DRUGGIST OF AUSCHWITZ by Dieter Schlesak
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 19, 2011

"Difficult to stomach in its encyclopedic panoply of horror, but effective in its visceral recall of a present not so far removed from this waking nightmare."
An exhaustive, dialogic novel of Auschwitz, centering on the role and trial for war crimes of the real-life Victor Capesius, a pharmaceutical-company representative who became SS pharmacist and, despite friendships with Jews and being himself half Jewish, selected victims for the gas chamber and profited from their gold. Read full book review >
THE EXECUTOR by Michael Krüger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2008

"A bit intellectual and rarefied, much like Rudolf's work is reputed to be."
Well, a comedy of sorts—but more a tragicomedy of distrust and good intentions gone woefully wrong. Read full book review >