hISTORY / hOLOCAUST STUDIES
Dennis Ross and David Makovsky
f m YThS, ILLUSIONS, AND PEACE
Finding a New Direction for
America in the middle East
Two widely respected experts debunk dangerous myths—such as the notion that
Israeli-Palestinian peace is the key to the
region—to help chart a more constructive
path of American engagement.
Viking • 320 pp. • 978-0-670-02089-8 • $27.95
David K. Shipler
ARAB AND JEW
Wounded Spirits in a Promised Land
“A book that finally explains the conflict in
human terms.”—The Christian Science Monitor.
Penguin • 608 pp. • 978-0-14-200229-2 • $17.00
Pulitzer Prize winner
WAR AND PEACE IN ThE mIDDLE EAST
A Critique of American Policy
“Breathtaking in its scope and historical precision, this is a highly recommended volume for both public and academic
Penguin • 144 pp. • 978-0-14-024564-6 • $14.00
Benedict de Spinoza
Translated by Edwin Curley
Introduction by Stuart Hampshire
Spinoza’s greatest work—a fully cohesive
philosophical system that strives to provide
a coherent picture of reality and to comprehend the meaning of an ethical life. “The
noblest and most lovable of the great
Penguin Classics • 208 pp. • 978-0-14-043571-9 • $14.00
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The Future of the middle East
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f ThE WAGES OF DESTRUCTION
The making and Breaking
of the Nazi Economy
“One of the most important and original
books to be published about the Third Reich
in the past twenty years. A tour de force.”—
Niall Ferguson, author of The War of the
World. “The leading account of the economic history of Nazi Germany in any language, including German.”—Richard J.
Evans, The New York Review of Books. 16 pp.
b/w photo insert.
Penguin • 832 pp. • 978-0-14-311320-1 • $20.00
An Economist Book of the Year
I Am A STAR
Child of the holocaust
“The author’s perspective, while chilling,
pierces the heart with memorable
imagery.”—Publishers Weekly. “Deeply moving and true.”—Bruno Bettelheim.
Puffin Children’s • 87 pp. • 978-0-14-036401-9 • $5.99
Sara Tuvel Bernstein
A memoir of Survival
Introduction by Edgar M. Bronfman
“A striking Holocaust memoir, posthumously published, by a Romanian Jew with
an unusual story.”—Kirkus. “An engrossing
history lesson as well as an important
Berkley • 324 pp. • 978-0-425-16630-7 • $14.95
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ThIS WAY FOR ThE GAS,
LADIES AND GEN TLEmEN
Translated by Barbara Vedder
Introduction by Jan Kott
Published in Poland after World War II,
Borowski’s collection of concentration camp
stories show atrocious crimes become a
part of a daily routine.
Penguin Classics • 192 pp. • 978-0-14-018624-6 • $14.00
ChILDREN OF ThE hOLOCAUST
Sons and Daughters of Survivors
“An enormous achievement, heart-wrench-ing and unforgettable.”—Chicago Tribune.
Penguin • 320 pp. • 978-0-14-011284-9 • $18.00
Jan T. Gross
NEIGhBORS: The Destruction of the
Jewish Community in Jedwabne, Poland
“An important contribution to the literature
of human bestiality unleashed by war.”
—The New York Times Book Review. “A truly
pathbreaking book, the work of a master
historian.”—Tony Judt, author of Postwar.
Penguin • 240 pp. • 978-0-14-200240-7 • $15.00
National Book Award finalist
A collection of photographs from the
author’s travels through Poland—beyond
the ghettos and concentration camps, into
remote villages where Jews had lived for
almost 1,000 years before the Holocaust.
Overlook • 180 pp. • 978-1-58567-516-6 • $35.00
f ThE mASCOT
Unraveling the mystery of
my Jewish Father’s Nazi Boyhood
The author relates the improbable story of
his father—adopted as a five-year-old Jewish boy by a Latvian SS unit, which made
him their mascot and toted him from massacre to massacre—and his struggle to survive and then come to terms with his past.
30 b/w illustrations.
Plume • 432 pp. • 978-0452-28994-9 • $16.00
JEWISH STUDIES 2009 • PENGUIN GROUP (USA)
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