Search Results: "Wladyslaw Szpilman"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"What interested Szpilman (who still lives in Warsaw), and what comes through here, is not a desire for revenge, but the brute animal drive for survival."
A striking Holocaust memoir that conveys with exceptional immediacy and cool reportage the author's desperate fight for survival and the German who came to his aid. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE CONVENT AT AUSCHWITZ by Wladyslaw T. Bartoszewski
NON-FICTION
Released: June 3, 1991

A well-documented, thought-provoking study of the international and interreligious brouhaha over the convent of Carmelite nuns at Auschwitz. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

VERA GRAN by Agata Tuszynska
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 26, 2013

"A great choice for Gran devotees or World War II enthusiasts, but too limited in scope for general readers."
Highlights from the life of singer Vera Gran (1916-2007) give a deeper look into the cost of surviving the Holocaust and the struggles that haunt those who did. Read full book review >