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Black Grass

Golem of Auschwitz Read by Robert Zukerman
Book the Author
Full houses, strong audience appreciation has resulted from dramatic readings of the stories and conversations with the author. Click on the links below to see how Black Grass and Other Stories
have been presented as short fictions in response to the Holocaust.
Holocaust Story: "Black Grass" Read by Norma Fire

"The Golem of Auschwitz" Read by Robert Zukerman

And on the following link for a conversation with the author, Bernard Otterman, on the origins of the stories, and for a reading of the title story. As presented on June 5, 2008, 6:30pm, at the Center for Jewish History,
New York City.
Holocaust Author Bernard Otterman Discusses His Book with Alan Adelson

Bernard Gotfryd, Anton the Dove Fancier and other tales of the Holocaust, Washington Square Books*

Henry A. Oertelt, An Unbroken Chain: My Journey Through the Nazi Holocaust, Lerner Publishing*

Moshe Leshem, Balaam’s Curse, Simon & Schuster*

Fannie Silver, Better Than Gold, Jewish Heritage

Janet Shafner, Biblical Visions: Women of Mystery, Men of Prophecy, Jewish Heritage.

Ber Green, Blood, Fire and Pillars of Smoke, Jewish Heritage and the Teacher’s and Writers’ Collective

Ursula Merkin, Borrowed Lands, Jewish Heritage

Dawid Sierakowiak, Dagbook från gettot, Natur och Kultur, Sweden

Shalom Yoran, The Defiant, St. Martin’s Press

Jean Claude Grumberg, Dreyfus: L’Atelier Zone Libre, Babel*

Alan Adelson, ed.The Diary of Dawid Sierakowiak: Five Notebooks from the Lodz Ghetto, Oxford University Press

Alan Adelson, ed. The Diary of Dawid Sierakowiak, Five Notebooks from the Lodz Ghetto, Bloomsbury, (UK)

Henryk Grynberg, Drohobycz, Drohobycz, Penguin. Winner of Koret Prize in Fiction, 2003.

Helen Sendyk, The End of Days, St Martin’s Press, Syracuse University Press.

Frank Ephraim, Escape to Manila, University of Illinois Press

Oskar Rosenfeld, The Fourth Gallery, Jewish Heritage*

Bruna Uitgevers B. V., I Have A Dream, Samenstelling en Redactie: Margaret Fogteloo, Holland*

Dawid Sierakowiak, Il Diario di Dawid Sierakowiak: Cinque quaderni dal Ghetto di Lodz, Einaudi, Italy.

Brown, Stephens Rubin, Images From the Holocaust, A Literature Anthology, NTC*

Isidore Greengrass, Judaism is Indestructible: A Rabbi’s Holocaust Memoir, Jewish Heritage

Richard Bugajer, My Shadowlife: A youth in the ghetto and camps, with a Preface by Simon Wiesenthal, Jewish Heritage.

Helen Sendyk, New Dawn: A Triumph of Life After the Holocaust, Syracuse University Press*

Joil Alpern, No One Awaiting Me, Jewish Heritage and University of Calgary Press

Alan Adelson, ed. O Diário de Dawid Sierakowiak, Visào do Holocausto por um jovem do gueto de Lodz, Editora Record, Brazil

Alfred Feldman, One Step Ahead: A Memoir of the War and its Aftermath, University of Southern Illinois Press

Josef Katz, One Who Came Back, The Diary of a Jewish Survivor, Jewish Heritage

Alan Adelson, Journal du ghetto de Lodz, Dawid Sierakowiak, Editions du Rocher, France.

Lodz Ghetto: Inside a Community Under Siege,
Viking/Penguin USA, UK

Jack Pomerantz and Lyric Wallwork Winik, Run East: Flight from the Holocaust, University of Illinois Press

Jerzy Ficowski, Regions of the Great Heresy: The Life and Work of Bruno Schulz, WW Norton & Co.

Yitzhak Zuckerman ("Antek,") A Surplus of Memory: Chronicle of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising,  University of California Press*

Miriam and Saul Kuperhand, Shadows of Treblinka, University of Illinois Press

Harry I. Dunai and Eleanor C. Dunai, Surviving in Silence: A Deaf Boy in the Holocaust, Gallaudet University Press

Tell Ye Your Children, Stockholm, 1998,
Every school child in Sweden receives the book.

Blanca Rosenberg, To Tell at Last: Survival Under False Identity, 1941-45, University of Illinois Press.
Winner of the Jacob and Clara Egit Foundation Award for Holocaust and Jewish Resistance Literature.

Blanca Rosenberg, Versuch zu überleben, Polen, 1941-1945, Jüdischer Verlag, Germany

Bronia Sonnenschein, Victory Over Nazism: A Holocaust Survivor’s Journey, Memory Press*

Michael Berenbaum, Witness to the Holocaust, Editor, Harper/Collins*

Gerda Lerner, Why History Matters: Life and Thought, Oxford University Press*

Romi Cohn, The Youngest Partisan, Misora Books

* Indicates a less than fundamental level of participation by the project.
Henryk Grynberg
Drohobycz, Drohobycz

One of our most highly regarded Polish writers, Henryk Grynberg, here delivers thirteen authentic tales of the Holocaust, including the riveting title story, which reconstructs the assassination of the celebrated writer and artist Bruno Schulz.
Lodz Ghetto, DVD, $29.95

Lodz Ghetto, VHS, $29.95

educators package
Lodz Ghetto,  includes Lodz Ghetto hardcover volume, Lodz Ghetto VHS or DVD, The Diary of Dawid Sierakowiak, poster and teacher's guide, $74.95.
Frank Ephraim
Escape to Manila

In this book Mr. Frank Ephraim not only tells us about the history of "Manilaners", Jews who fled Europe and headed to the Philippines, but also tells us about the Jewish community already there. His book is detailed, with both the facts of history AND the emotions and actions of the people themselves.
Isidore Greengrass
Judaism is Indestructible 
Jewish Heritage, hardcover, $29.95, paperback, $18.95
Joil Alpern
No One Awaiting Me
winner of the Canadian National Jewish Book Award, Jewish Heritage, hardcover, $29.95 paperback, $19.95
The Deaf and the Holocaust, Lexington School for the Deaf and Jewish Heritage, $5.95
Richard Bugajer
My Shadowlife
Jewish Heritage, hardcover, $24.95 paperback, $19.95
Aline P’Nina Tayar
How Shall We Sing? A Mediterranean Journey Through a Jewish Family
Picador, $19,95
Janet Shafner
Women of Mystery
Men of Prophecy
hardcover, $29.95
Fannie Silver
Better Than Gold, An Immigrant Family's First Years in American, Jewish Heritage, hardcover, $24.95
Emanuele Luzzati
Stage & Page,
Jewish Theater & Book Designs, $29.95
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The Diary of Dawid Sierakowiak Oxford, Adelson, ed, hardcover, $29.95