“The Art of Inventing Hope: Intimate Conversations With Elie Wiesel” by Howard Reich

5 stars

This book is written by a man whose father survived Auschwitz with Elie Wiesel. The book discusses how Holocaust survivors function mentally and the relationship between Holocaust survivors and their children. At only 240 pages, this book can be read over one weekend. The author also produced a DVD — Prisoner of the Past — about his mother’s mental state in a nursing home, where she relived her years as a Holocaust prisoner.

–Linda W.

Posted in Summer Reading Adult.