Elie Wiesel’s Night

Like Number the Stars, Elie Wiesel’s Night is a must read. The average person’s education on the Holocaust is incomplete until they read this book. While not a children’s book like Number the Stars, Night‘s protagonist, Wiesel himself, is a child living through the persecutions of the Nazis. This book was on the introductory EnglishContinue reading “Elie Wiesel’s Night”

Amos Oz’s A Tale of Love and Darkness

Amos Oz’s A Tale of Love and Darkness is a chronicle based on Oz’s childhood in the early years of the state of Jerusalem. He captures the tensions and conflicts between Israel and Palestine. These conflicts are ongoing to this day. It occasionally makes the news headlines and re-sparks a flurry of political debate online.Continue reading “Amos Oz’s A Tale of Love and Darkness”

Markus Zusak’s The Book Thief

“The only thing worse than a boy who hates you: a boy who loves you.” “I have hated words and I have loved them, and I hope I have made them right.” Markus Zusak’s The Book Thief is about little girl trying to survive the Holocaust, like so many other children at that time. LieselContinue reading “Markus Zusak’s The Book Thief”