Holocaust Memorial Day

Holocaust Memorial Day encourages remembrance in a world scarred by genocide. 27 January marks the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi death camp, on this day we encourage you to remember the six million Jews murdered during the Holocaust, alongside the millions of other people killed under Nazi persecution of other groups… Continue reading Holocaust Memorial Day

The Reader by Bernard Schlink

About the book Schlink explores questions of guilt, deceit, betrayal and memory in this novel which traces the relationship between a German lawyer, Michael, and an older woman, Hanna, who was formerly a guard at a satellite camp attached to Auschwitz. Reviewed by Biscuits, Books and Banter Excellent book for promoting discussion. The concept is… Continue reading The Reader by Bernard Schlink

Kalooki nights by Howard Jacobson

Fixated on the crimes that have been committed against his people, Max Glickman is drawn into the family history of an old childhood friend. It leads him to one conclusion - there can be, and should be, no release from his Holocaust obsessions. Review by Shipton Bellinger WI Only 2  of 10 liked this book,… Continue reading Kalooki nights by Howard Jacobson