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Letters to Sala

Suggested Reading

Companion Volume:

In Letters to Sala: A Young Woman’s Life in Nazi Labor Camps, Sala’s daughter, Ann Kirschner, draws upon the letters and other materials in the exhibition to movingly tell her mother’s story. An essay by historians Debórah Dwork and Robert Jan van Pelt provides background on the Nazi labor camp system. Illustrations include letters, photographs, and other documents from theSala Garncarz Kischner Collection of the Library’s Dorot Jewish Division. Published by The New York Public Library, the book is available in paperback ($22.50) in The Library Shop.

Bauer, Yehuda, and Nili Keren. A History of the Holocaust. Danbury, Conn.: Franklin Watts, 2001.

Dawidowicz, Lucy S., ed. A Holocaust Reader. New York: Behrman House, 1976.

Dobroszycki, Lucjan, and Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett. Image Before My Eyes: A Photographic History of Jewish Life in Poland, 1864–1939. New York: Schocken Books, 1987.

Dwork, Debórah, and Robert Jan van Pelt. Auschwitz: 1270 to the Present. New York and London: W.W. Norton, 1996.

Dwork, Debórah, and Robert Jan van Pelt. Holocaust: A History. New York and London: W.W. Norton, 2002.

Frank, Anne. The Diary of a Young Girl. The Definitive Edition. Edited by Otto H. Frank and Miriam Pressler; translated by Susan Massotty. New York: Doubleday, 1995.

Fremont, Helen. After Long Silence: A Memoir. New York: Dell, 1999.

Gilbert, Martin. The Routledge Atlas of the Holocaust. London: Routledge, 2002.

Gutman, Yisrael, Ezra Mendelsohn, Jehuda Reinharz, and Chone Shmeruk, eds. The Jews of Poland Between the Two World Wars. Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England, 1989.

Insdorf, Annette. Indelible Shadows: Film and the Holocaust. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2003.

Kugelmass, Jack, and Jonathan Boyarin, eds. From a Ruined Garden: The Memorial Books of Polish Jewry. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1998.

Levi, Primo. The Periodic Table. New York: Schocken Books, 1995.

———. The Reawakening. New York: Touchstone, 1995.

———. Survival in Auschwitz. New York: Touchstone, 1996.

Richmond, Theo. Konin: A Quest. New York: Vintage, 1996.

Smith, Helmut Walser, ed. The Holocaust and Other Genocides: History, Representation, Ethics. Nashville, Tenn.: Vanderbilt University Press, 2002.

Spiegelman, Art. Maus, A Survivor’s Tale: My Father Bleeds History. New York: Pantheon Books, 1986.

———. Maus II, A Survivor’s Tale: And Here My Troubles Began. New York: Pantheon Books, 1991.

Vishniac, Roman. Children of a Vanished World. Edited by Mara Vishniac Kohn and Miriam Hartman Flacks. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999.

Wiesel, Elie. Night. New York: Hill and Wang, 2006.