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Anita Lasker-Wallfisch: Music Amid the Memories of Horror

Anita Lasker-Wallfisch: Music Amid the Memories of Horror

Anita Lasker-Wallfisch had arrived by normal train to Auschwitz in September of 1942, not in a cattle car. Although she was a Jew, her job in a paper factory had protected her – until she and her sister were arrested for forging travel documents for French prisoners of war. So they were considered criminals, a […]

Book Review: The Wedding in Auschwitz, by Erich Hackl

Love and Life Under Duress At first glance, The Wedding in Auschwitz could be just another wartime romance novel. The title – and indeed the accolade the typically adorns mass market paperbacks – allude to yet another cheap melodrama. But upon closer inspection, the reader comes to understand that Auschwitz is much more than this. […]

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