Night (The Night Trilogy, #1)

Born in the town of Sighet, Transylvania, Elie Wiesel was a teenager when he and his family were taken from their home in 1944 to Auschwitz concentration camp, and then to Buchenwald Night is the terrifying record of Elie Wiesel s memories of the death of his family, the death of his own innocence,

Mauthausen

C est Mauthausen qui m a d fini comme homme, je suis encore un homme du camp Iakovos Kambanellis 1922 2011 , crivain, dramaturge, et souvent consid r comme le p re du th tre grec contemporain, a t d port Mauthausen de 1943 1945 Le r cit de ses ann es de camp et des mois qui ont suivi

A Very Easy Death

A Very Easy Death has long been considered one of Simone de Beauvoir s masterpieces The profoundly moving, day by day recounting of her mother s death shows the power of compassion when it is allied with acute intelligence The Sunday Telegraph Powerful, touching, and sometimes shocking, this i

Mulata

The plot follows a poor farmer who starts out dissatisfied with his economic state and makes a deal with Tazol, the corn husk devil, an enigmatic being whose first request of him is that he go to market with his fly open to lead the town s women into temptation thus the title of the other translati

A Woman in Berlin: Eight Weeks in the Conquered City: A Diary

A New York Times Book Review Editors Choice n nFor eight weeks in 1945, as Berlin fell to the Russian army, a young woman kept a daily record of life in her apartment building and among its residents The anonymous author depicts her fellow Berliners in all their humanity, as well as their cravenness

The Song of Roland

On 15 August 778, Charlemagne s army was returning from a successful expedition against Saracen Spain when its rearguard was ambushed in a remote Pyrenean pass Out of this skirmish arose a stirring tale of war, which was recorded in the oldest extant epic poem in French The Song of Roland, written

The Poisonwood Bible

The Poisonwood Bible is a story told by the wife and four daughters of Nathan Price, a fierce, evangelical Baptist who takes his family and mission to the Belgian Congo in 1959 They carry with them everything they believe they will need from home, but soon find that all of it from garden seeds t

Daddy

Who has the key to a 350 million fortune the Nazis have sent their most brilliant operative to find Thomas, an 11 year old boy with the mind of a genius, the cunning of a fox, and the chance of a snowball in Hell to escapeunless he is helped by one man An American who doesn t even know he exis

Le Bon Lieutenant

En mission dans la p riph rie de Bagdad, le lieutenant Emma Fowlers, comp tente et droite, fait de son mieux pour assurer les bons choix tactiques, motiver sa section, tre aussi juste que possible n nMais aujourd hui, elle doit r cup rer le corps de son adjoint pr s d une maison ventr e Elle le sa