Biography--Jews


40 books
Alice Herz-Sommer

ein Garten Eden inmitten der Hölle. Ein Jahrhundertleben

Reinhard Piechocki; Melissa Müller

Biography--Music Biography--Jews Biography--Women Herz-Sommer, Alice (Austrian pianist, 1903-2014)

GER
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All rivers run to the sea

memoirs

Elie Wiesel

Memoirs Biography--Literature--United States Biography--Spiritual persons Biography--Jews Wiesel, Elie (US writer, 1928-)

ENG
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An uncommon friendship

from opposite sides of the Holocaust

Bernat Rosner & Frederic C. Tubach; w. Sally Patterson Tubach

Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Personal narratives Children and war--Germany Holocaust survivors Memoirs Biography--Jews World War II (1939-1945)--Personal narratives--Germany World War II (1939-1945)--Personal narratives, Hungary

ENG
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Casalinghitudine

Clara Sereni

Memoirs Biography--Jews Biography--Women Biography--Literature--Italy Sereni, Clara (Italian author, 1946-) Cookery--Jewish Cookery--Italian

ITA
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Christ stopped at Eboli

Carlo Levi; transl. by Frances Frenaye

Memoirs Biography--Jews Biography--Literature--Italy Biography--Rebels, revolutionaries, reformers Levi, Carlo (Ital. author, 1902-1975)

ENG
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De haas met de amberkleurige ogen

Edmund de Waal; vert.u.h. Engels d. Willeke Lempens

Netsukes Biography--Families Ephrussi family Biography--Arts Biography--Business, economy, finance Biography--Jews

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Der Hase mit den Bernsteinaugen

das verborgene Erbe der Familie Ephrussi

Edmund de Waal; a.d.Engl.v. Brigitte Hilzensauer

Biography--Families Ephrussi family Netsukes Biography--Arts Biography--Business, economy, finance Biography--Jews

GER
Missing
Missing
Destined to live

William Ungar with David Chanoff.

Biography--Jews Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Personal narratives Jews Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) Poland--Biography Ungar, William (1913-)

ENG
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Disraeli and Gladstone

a duo-biographical sketch

by D. C. Somervell

Biography--Rulers (heads of gov./ chief exec.) Biography--Politics (ministers, MPs, essayists etc.) Conservatives Great Britain--History--1837-today (Windsor) Great Britain--Politics and government--19th century Disraeli, Benjamin (Engl.Prime Min. 1804-1881) Gladstone, William (Engl.Prime Min. 1809-1898) Prime ministers--Great Britain Biography--Jews

ENG
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Hillel

un sage au temps de Jésus

Mireille Hadas-Lebel

Biography--Religion--Judaism Biography--Jews Hillel the Elder (110 BC - 9 AD) Judaism--Philosophy and theory

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I remember, I remember

André Maurois

Biography--Literature--France Biography--Jews Maurois, André (1885-1967) Memoirs

ENG
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If this is a man & The truce

Primo Levi; transl. by Stuart Woolf

Memoirs Biography--Jews Biography--Science Biography--Literature--Italy Holocaust survivors Concentration camps--Germany Levi, Primo (Holocaust survivor, 1919-1987)

ENG
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Il bambino senza nome

Mark Kurzem

Biography--Jews Kurzem, Alex (1935-)

ITA
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Il lamento del prepuzio

Shalom Auslander; trad. di Elettra Caporello

Memoirs Biography--Jews Biography--Literature--United States Auslander, Shalom (1970-) Jews--United States

ITA
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Kindheit in Warschau

Isaac Bashevis Singer ; deutsch von Karin Polz.

Authors, Yiddish--Biography.--Warsaw--Poland Biography--Jews Jews Singer, Isaac Bashevis (1904-1991) Authors, Yiddish

GER
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La linua salvata

storia di una giovinezza

Elias Canetti; trad. di Amina Pandolfi e Rnata Colorni

Biography--Literature--Bulgaria Biography--Jews Canetti, Elias (Jewish German-speaking Bulgarian writer, 1905-1994) Memoirs

ITA
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La vie à fil tendu

Georges Charpak; Dominique Saudinos

Biography--Science Biography--Jews Memoirs Charpak, Georges (1924-2010)

FRE
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Last waltz in Vienna

George Clare

Austria--History--1919-today Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Austria Biography--Jews Klaar family

ENG
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Le pianiste

l'extraordinaire destin d'un musicien juif dans le ghetto de Varsovie

Wladyslaw Szpilman; trad. de l'anglais p. Bernard Cohen

Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Personal narratives Biography--Music Biography--Jews Memoirs Szpilman, Władysław (Polish composer, 1911-2000) Books adapted into a film or play

FRE
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lemon tree

the true story of a friendship spanning four decades of Israeli-Palestinensian conflict.

Sandy Tolan

Biography--Miscellaneous Biography--Jews

ENG
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Life as a parable

by Pinhas Sadeh; transl. by Richard Flantz

Memoirs Biography--Literature--Hebrew Biography--Jews Sadeh, Pinhas (Israeli writer, 1929-1994)

ENG
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Lord Beaconsfield

by J. A. Froude

Biography--Politics (ministers, MPs, essayists etc.) Biography--Rulers (heads of gov./ chief exec.) Biography--Jews Disraeli, Benjamin (Engl.Prime Min. 1804-1881) Conservatives Great Britain--Politics and government--19th century Prime ministers--Great Britain

ENG
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Night

Elie Wiesel

Biography--Jews Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Balkan Peninsula Wiesel, Elie (US writer, 1928-) French fiction--Autobiographical French fiction--Translated into English

ENG
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Rien où poser sa tête

Françoise Frenkel

Memoirs Biography--Jews Biography--Women Biography--Literature Frenkel, Françoise (Polish refugee, 1889-1975)

FRE
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Simone Veil, l'immortelle

Bresson, scénario; Duphot, dessins

French fiction--Biographical Veil, Simone (French politician, 1927-2017) Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--France Biography--Women Biography--Jews Biography--Politics (ministers, MPs, essayists etc.) Graphic novels

FRE
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Taille 42

l'histoire de Charles Pollak racontée par Malika Ferdjoukh

Mallika Ferdjoukh et Charles Pollak

Biography--Jews Pollak, Charles (1928-) Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--France Jews--France

FRE
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The autobiography of Solomon Maimon

w. an essay on Maimon's philosophy

by Hugo Bergman

Memoirs Biography--Philosophy Biography--Jews Maimon, Salomon ben Josua (Philos. 1753-1800) Philosophy--German--18th century Idealism (Philosophy) Enlightenment (Philosophy) Enlightenment--Germany

ENG
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The girl from foreign

a search for shipwrecked ancestors, forgotten histories, and a sense of home.

Sadia Shepard

Biography--Jews Biography--Jews Muslim converts from Judaism Shepard, Sadia

ENG
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The hare with amber eyes

a hidden inheritance

Edmund de Waal

Ephrussi family Netsukes Biography--Arts Biography--Business, economy, finance Biography--Jews Biography--Families

ENG
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The orientalist

in search of a man caught between East and West

Tom Reiss

Biography--Literature Biography--Jews

ENG
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The pianist

the extraordinary story of one man's survival in Warsaw, 1939-45

Władysław Szpilman; with extracts from the diary of Wilm Hosenfeld; translated by Anthea Bell

Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Personal narratives Biography--Music Biography--Jews Memoirs Szpilman, Władysław (Polish composer, 1911-2000) Books adapted into a film or play

ENG
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To tell at last

survival under false identity, 1941-45

Blanca Rosenberg

Biography--Jews Biography--Women Memoirs Rosenberg, Blanca (1913-1998) Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Personal narratives Jews--Europe, Eastern

ENG
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Two lives

Vikram Seth

Biography--Jews Biography--India Seth, Vikram (1952-)

ENG
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Un'eredità di avorio e ambra

Edmund de Waal; trad. di Carlo Prosperi

Netsukes Biography--Families Ephrussi family Biography--Arts Biography--Business, economy, finance Biography--Jews

ITA
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Unorthodox

the scandalous rejection of my Hasidic roots

Deborah Feldman

Memoirs Biography--Women Biography--Jews Feldman, Deborah (US writer, 1986-) Jews--Hasidic Judaism--Relationships and attitudes Judaism--Hasidism

ENG
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Zwei Leben

Porträt einer Liebe

Vikram Seth

Biography--Jews Biography--India Seth, Vikram (1952-)

GER
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מדינה בכל מחיר

סיפור חייו של דוד בן-גוריון

תום שגב‎

Biography--Jews Biography--Politics (ministers, MPs, essayists etc.) Biography--Military Ben-Gurion, David (Israeli state founder, 1886-1973) Israel--History

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מחבואים עם אלוהים

שלום אוסלנדר

Memoirs Biography--Jews Biography--Literature--United States Auslander, Shalom (1970-) Jews--United States

HEB
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פסנתרן

הסיפור ... על הישרדותו של אדם אחד בוורשה בשנים 1939–1945

The Pianist

ולדיסלב שפילמן, ליטל ידין

Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Personal narratives Biography--Music Biography--Jews Memoirs Szpilman, Władysław (Polish composer, 1911-2000) Books adapted into a film or play

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צלינקה

ילדה ששרדה את אושוויץ

Celinqa

צילה ליברמן

Memoirs Biography--Jews Biography--Victims of violence Liberman, Cila (Holocaust survivor, 1932-) Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Personal narratives Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Poland

HEB
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