Hardback and Paperback: 108 pp.
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This book, dealing with Holocaust Victims, Refugees, Second-Generation "Survivors," and Today’s Family, is narrated by an American Jewish poet, son of neither victims nor survivors, who does not presume to speak for the dead but rather to the living — one human plea for universal peace.
One cannot but respond with deep emotion and affection to the anguish and pain one finds in your poems. Granted, words are often unable to express the ineffable; but isn’t poetry the art of transcending words?
— Elie Wiesel, winner of the 1986 Nobel Peace Prize and author of Night
These magnificent poems are an assault on our complacency, our sleeping memories. Every line . . . reminds us that each of us died in the ovens of the holocaust. . . . Brodsky’s poetic voice is a haunting, anguished triumph of memory over evil.
— Stephen B. Oates, author of With Malice Toward None
Crimes Against Humanity
This inordinately early morning,
Conceivably, he's being too dramatic,
To read my interview with Charles Adès Fishman, about my writing on the Holocaust, please click here.