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A memoir of a wartime childhood
Warsaw Boy is the remarkable true story of a sixteen-year old boy soldier in war-torn Poland.
Andrew Borowiec was born at Lodz in Poland in 1928. After the war he left Poland and attended Colombia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. He lives in Cyprus with his English wife Juliet.
DIMITRI S. FESSAS
The Problem of the second submarine
An episode in the period of the National Greek schism
March 1918: 1st World War – the National Schism: a story of espionage, based on the diaries of two Greek officers sent by the exiled King Constantine to his son King Alexander, about their mission from Germany to Messenia in a German submarine. It recounts their 32-month long ordeal hidden in a village stable in the region.
The lovely life of Clara Siato
and other salonican stories
Narratives, testimonies and poems conjure up the atmosphere of Thessaloniki and of the Jewish community from the late nineteenth century until the Second World War.
L’Invention de nos vies
Sam Tahar, has everything.The image he has created of himself, however, is based on the identity of his friend, Samuel Baron, an aspiring French author with Jewish roots, who is languishing in a run-down suburb of Paris. Can you ever return from a lie?
Exile in three continents
The eventful life of a Jewish girl whose early years were spent in Vichy France; hunted by the Nazis she escaped to Mexico, studied medicine in New Zealand and, returning to Europe, married a well-known painter.
The three crucial days
The book begins with Thomas Mann’s visit, in 1936, to a Zurich newspaper, where he delivers an open letter denouncing the Nazi regime. However, he is tortured by doubts. Beler follows for three critical days one of the foremost literary figures of the twentieth century and his environment.
He, Wladyslaw Szpilman, was a piano-player, and she, Wiera Gran, a singer, in a café in the Warsaw ghetto… He was admired for his courage and feistiness, she was traduced mercilessly. The hero of Roman Polanski’s Oscar-winning film “The Pianist” was none other than Szpilman.
Katya, born in Soviet Kiev, discovers that she hails from a Jewish family which had its roots in Vienna. Recalling the memories of her parents, she reconstructs with tenderness and humour the family history of three generations, as it developed and was shaped by the catastrophes of the 20th century.
What did Sartre and de Beauvoir, Camus, Picasso, Cocteau, Aragon and Elsa, Marc Block, Mauriac and so many others do when Paris was plunged into the darkness of the German Occupation? In his revealing book, Dan Frank spares no one. He sketches each one individually, the moment of truth.
The Thinker of Marousi
Memories and conversations with Yannis Tsarouchis
The memories of the journalistic friendship that developed between Maria Karavia and Yannis Tsarouchis. Their witty conversations over the course of twenty years (1967-1987) and a series of rare photographs.
V. MATSELI - A. TSARAVOPOULOS
The Greek Chest
Virginia Matseli and Aris Tsaravopoulos were driven to the conviction that the chest is not solely an object of folk art, but a document of life. Their research led to the location of chests of all periods and styles all throughout Greece.
SERGE & BEATE KLARSFELD
Serge and Beate Klarsfeld Memoirs
A match made in heaven. Love at first sight in the Paris metro between the daughter of a Wehrmacht soldier and the son of a Romanian Jew who died in Auschwitz. The gripping public and private lives of the Klarsfeld couple in their own words.