Latest Holocaust literature Stories

2014-02-25 08:26:40

MANCHESTER, England, February 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The idea for Lionel Ross's seventh story, Adolphus, Book One of the Bergman Trilogy, was triggered by a family story told to him by his father who died at the age of 99, just ten years ago. "My Dad often told me the tale of how a long-lost German cousin turned up at the family home in Leeds in 1912. His older brothers (my uncles) were quite convinced he was a German spy as he only went out at night." "This is...

2013-05-22 23:28:35

New book tells the exhilarating journey of The Child, The Family, their friends and allies as they fight to survive, rescue the captives and set a land free from the evil ones. BUCKHANNON, W.Va. (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 An Evil Mage only had his daughter, The Child, so that he could have a servant trained by himself, loyal only to himself, one who, because of blood ties he could control, if not her mind, at least her body. Many times, he had her do cruel things against her will, and if she...

2013-02-12 23:02:55

Judges share stories of learning to love themselves. Five winners get $100 gift cards for writing their story of self-acceptance in 100 words. Springfield, MO (PRWEB) February 12, 2013 Four judges have been named to select the five winning entries in the WomenSpeak "How I Learned to Love Myself" contest. Amy Michael, owner and publisher of SpringfieldCares Magazine; Jacqueline Warren, Associate Professor of Art at Drury University; Raylene Appleby, President, PJC Insurance; and Krystal...

2008-10-16 06:00:19

By Don Oldenburg When Australian author Thomas Keneally entered the handbag shop in Beverly Hills that sultry October morning in 1980, he was shopping for a new briefcase before flying back to Sydney. What he got, besides a briefcase, was one of the most extraordinary stories he'd ever come across. The shopkeeper, Leopold "Poldek" Page, was a Holocaust survivor. And he wasn't going to let the writer leave his store without first hearing a largely unknown piece of history. There was...

2008-08-24 03:00:17

By Massie, Allan Ten, eleven weeks ago I had an email from Simon Gray to say that the tumour on his lung hadn't grown; so he was all right till his next scan in four months time. Now he is dead and I wonder if they didn't tell him the truth then, or if the thing took a sudden spurt. The latter, surely; he wasn't someone to conceal bad news from. 'I am always eager to acknowledge the worst, ' he wrote in the last published volume of his diaries, 'and often in advance of the evidence.' A day...

2006-01-17 13:11:50

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oprah Winfrey's powers of promotion, undimmed by a controversy over her endorsement of James Frey's "A Million Little Pieces," worked a charm on her latest monthly book selection on Tuesday, sending Elie Wiesel's "Night" to the top of best-seller lists. Winfrey chose "Night," a first-hand account of World War II Nazi death camps, amid a literary storm over Frey's memoir, parts of which were later found to be untrue. "Night" knocked Frey's book off top spot on...

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