Maus, Art Spiegelman (1991)

The Holocaust, drawn, quartered, trapped

The Garden of the Finzi-Continis, Giorgio Bassani (1962)

Doomed Jewish lives, behind high walls

Dolly City, Orly Castel-Bloom (1992)

‘Madness is a ripe orange’

Night, Elie Wiesel (1960)

The Holocaust doesn’t sleep

Man’s Search for Meaning, Viktor Frankl (1946)

The shrink of Auschwitz

The Trial, Franz Kafka (1915)

The most Kafka-esque of Kafka’s work

The Ghetto Fights, Marek Edelman (1945)

A book that should be read at Yizkor

King of the Jews, Leslie Epstein (1979)

A portrayal of Holocaust victims as flawed, but real

The Jewish War, Flavius Josephus (75)

An eyewitness account of Jewish defeat at Roman hands

Survival in Auschwitz, Primo Levi (1947)

A masterpiece by the poet of the unspeakable

Life and Fate, Vasily Grossman (1959)

A suppressed portrait of Soviet life

The Destruction of the European Jews, Raul Hilberg (1961)

The groundbreaking history of the Holocaust

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