A. 'If you don't ask you don't get', my grandfather said. My other grandfather told me to 'sit on your hands'. I spent the rest of my life deciding which to follow.
A. Year of Magical Thinking
Hundred Years of Solitude
The Brothers Karamazov
A. Keep going (even if people tell you not to)
A. John Le Carré
John Dos Pasos
Kadian Journal was serialised in Sunday Times today.
To see the article go here.
Penguin Random House has launched a publicity campaign for Hanns And Rudolf this week.
Across theLondon Underground posters of the books have been pasted to walls. I think they look amazing, don't you?
The book is also available now in Tescos and WH Smith.
70 years ago today, Anna Abraham was murdered in Auschwitz having been deported from the Theresienstadt concentration camp.
72 years ago, Cäcilie Bing, was deported from Theresienstadt to Treblinka.
Anna had a weekend house in Groß Glienicke. You can read about her story here.
Cäcilie Bing was Henny Alexander's aunt, she would have visited the Alexander's house in Groß Glienicke. You can read about the Alexander story here.
Hanns and Rudolf was the #7 in bestseller in the UK category: general paperback non-fiction.
This will be announced on the Sunday Times on 18 May 2014.
Hanns and Rudolf was released as a paperback on 1 May 2014, this is the first full week it has been in the bookshops.
Hanns and Rudolf was chosen as non-fiction book of the month by the bookseller Waterstones.
Currently non-fiction Book of the Month for May in Waterstones, HANNS AND RUDOLF, Thomas Harding’s highly acclaimed debut work of history has just been optioned at auction by The Ink Factory. The company’s co-founder Simon Cornwell agreed the deal with film agents Nick Marston and Camilla Young at Curtis Brown, acting on behalf of Patrick Walsh at Conville & Walsh.
The UK's largest book retailer has selected Hanns and Rudolf as their non-fiction book of the month for May.
Shortlisted for the Costa Biography Award Hanns and Rudolf tells the story of two German men whose lives crossed in an shocking way.
Hanns, the son of a prosperous family, fled Berlin in the 1930s for London. Rudolf, farmer and soldier, became the Kommandant of Auschwitz Concentration Camp. After the Second World War a British War Crimes Investigation is assembled to hunt...
Here is something I wrote to Huffington Post today:
Who is going to educate young people about the Holocaust when the survivors are no longer with us?
That is the question I keep asking myself in the days leading up to Holocaust Memorial Day on 27 January 2014. Because the further we get from the end of the Second World War, the fewer survivors we have to share their powerful stories.
During a recent book tour in the USA I was hosted by a Holocaust educator in each city, and every one of them...
In January 2014, Israeli publisher, Keter, launched Hanns and Rudolf. The link to their site is here
Translated from : English
Translation : Cilla Elazar
Editor : Dana Eleazar Halevi
Year : 2013
Number of Pages : 344
Dankod : 10-540343
ISBN : 978-965-07-2209-8
Price: 98.00 NIS