where the writers are

Holocaust | Holocaust

matt-beynon-rees's picture
I’m taking my revenge on the deployers of banal Facebook updates. I’m writing a blog post about my new couches.Old couches recovered, actually. But I’ll get to that soon enough.I had first thought to be avenged on the lame updaters by putting up a false Facebook status update of my own each day,...
dale-estey's picture
A fictionalized account of Anne Frank's diary is causing some furor. In the book, Anne and her boyfriend have physical contact and talk of sex. I am of two minds about this. Basically, if done well, honestly, discretely and without puerile intent, I find it acceptable. I am a writer who has taken...
libby-cone's picture
Woo-hoo! Another good review! Jules' Book Reviews comes through! Duckworth is very busy this summer trying to find a new commissioning editor; I haven't heard from them directly, but as far as Amazon is concerned, the US paperback edition will be out at the end of August.  
steven-robert-travers's picture
1933 ·      Adolf Hitler is appointed Chancellor of Germany, a nation with a Jewish population of 566,000. ·      40,000 SA and SS men are sworn in as auxiliary police. Nazis burn Reichstag building to create crisis atmosphere. ·      Emergency powers granted to Hitler as a result of the...
manny-pacheco's picture
One thing that should never be forgotten is The Holocaust during Hitler’s campaign of terror. There are some folks that would like to tell the world that the extermination of a people never existed during World War II. This horrible fact of the human race should always be remembered if only not to...
matt-beynon-rees's picture
I can’t believe the extent of the corruption being uncovered in Israel’s government. My predecessor as Prime Minister drifted home from vacation yesterday – without any envelopes stuffed with cash, as far as we know -- and made a mopey statement about yet another investigation into bribery and...
barbara-audet's picture
April 5. America loses 29 more coal miners. April 11. The world remembers the deaths of millions. Each is significant. Each is potent. Each of these is a date that should and does humble all of us because in every way humanly possible we share the impact of them. Share in the excruciating pain and...
libby-cone's picture
My publisher didn't notify me, but War on the Margins, my first novel about the German occupation of the Channel Islands during WWII, is now available in the US as a Kindle edition. Text-to-speech is ENABLED. Any Kindle book can be downloaded to an iPhone or a PC. Check out the Web site!
anovelweblog's picture
We’ve all heard the stories—the stories of people being starved, abused, left to die in conditions so grim we try to forget what we know. We’ve all seen the pictures of the emaciated bodies withered to the point of paper thin skin hanging on bones, the look of defeat in those eyes. We’ve all...
gabriel-wilensky's picture
Antisemitism is on the rise again. Never since the end of the Second World War have there been so many antisemitic incidents worldwide. The world suffers from amnesia and disregarding the lessons from the past looks the other way. Film director Mel Gibson releases The Passion of the Christ, a...