The German House | Annette Hess #DEUfiction

The German House by Annette Hess was a fascinating read.Translated into English by Elisabeth Lauffer, it's essentially a coming-of-age story about a young woman who works as a translator during the Frankfurt Trials of 1963-65. Her story is complicated by childhood memories that her parents gloss over, a controlling fiance, a co-worker with demons from his … Continue reading The German House | Annette Hess #DEUfiction

The Bookshop of the Broken Hearted by Robert Hillman

Text Publishing: Tom Hope doesn’t think he’s much of a farmer, but he’s doing his best. He can’t have been much of a husband to Trudy, either, judging by her sudden departure. It’s only when she returns, pregnant to someone else, that he discovers his surprising talent as a father. So when Trudy finds Jesus … Continue reading The Bookshop of the Broken Hearted by Robert Hillman

Holocaust Literature for Younger Readers

Continuing my lists of Holocaust books for kids:After by Morris GleitzmanAnne Frank's Diary by Anne Frank  (R)Chocolate Cake with Hitler by Emma CraigieElie Wiesel: Voice From the Holocaust by Michael SchumannFriedrich by Hans Peter RichterHitler's Daughter by Jackie FrenchI Am A Star: Child of the Holocaust by Inge AuerbacherI Am David by Anne HolmIf I … Continue reading Holocaust Literature for Younger Readers