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The Holocaust and Nazi persecution

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Non-fiction

  • A House Next Door to Trauma: Learning from Holocaust Survivors How to Respond to Atrocity by Judith Hassan
  • A Social History of the Third Reich by Richard Grunberger
  • After Daybreak: The Liberation of Belsen 1945 by Ben Shephard
  • After Such Knowledge: A Meditation on the Aftermath of the Holocaust by Eva Hoffman. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • After the Holocaust: Jewish Survivors in Germany after 1945 by Eva Kolinsky
  • Aimee & Jaguar: A Love Story, Berlin 1943 by Erica Fischer
  • Auschwitz: A History by Sybille Steinbacher
  • British Jewry and the Holocaust by Richard Bolchover. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • By Trust Betrayed: Patients, Physicians and the Licence to Kill in the Third Reich by Hug Gallagher. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • Children with a Star: Jewish Youth in Nazi Europe by Deborah Dwork. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • Confronting the 'Good Death': Nazi Euthanasia on Trial, 1945-1953 by Michael S. Bryan. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • Deaf People in Hitler's Europe by Donna F. Ryan. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • Disturbance of the Inner Ear by Joyce Hackett. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • Forgotten Crimes: The Holocaust and People with Disabilities by Suzanne Evans. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • From Prejudice to Genocide: Learning about the Holocaust by Carrie Supple. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • Hitler's Black Victims: The Historical Experience of Afro-Germans, European Blacks, Africans and African Americans in the Nazi Era by Clarence Lusane. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • Holocaust Poetry edited by Hilda Schiff. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • In the Shadow of the Holocaust: The Second Generation by Aaron Hass. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • Jehovah's Witnesses: Stand Firm against Nazi Assault
  • Maus by Art Spiegelman
  • Neighbours: The Destruction of the Jewish Community in Jedwabne, Poland by Jan T. Gross. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • Nicholas Winton and the Rescued Generation by Muriel Emmanuel and Vera Gissing
  • Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland by Christopher R. Browning. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • Perpetrators, Victims, Bystanders: The Jewish Catastophe 1933-1945 by Raul Hilberg. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • Righteous Gentiles of the Holocaust: Genocide and Moral Obligation by David P. Gushee. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • Schindler's Ark by Thomas Keneally
  • Shared Sorrow: A Gypsy Family Remembers the Holocaust by Toby Sonnemann. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • The Boys: Triumph over Adversity by Martin Gilbert
  • The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
  • The Gypsies during the Second World War: From 'Race Science' to the Camps, Vol. 1 by Henriette Asseo, Karola Fings, Frank Sparing and Herbet Heuss. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • The Hitler Emigres: The Cultural Impact on Britain of Refugees from Nazism by Daniel Snowman. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • The Holocaust: The Jewish Tragedy by Martin Gilbert
  • The Internment of Aliens by Francois Lafitte. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • The Jehovah's Witnesses and the Nazis: Persecution, Deportation and Murder, 1933-1945 by Michel Reynaud. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • The Nazi Persecution of Gypsies by Guenter Lewy
  • The Nazis: A Warning from History by Laurence Rees
  • The Origins of Nazi Genocide: From Euthanasia to the Final Solution by Henry Friedlander. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • The Other Schindlers: Why Some People Chose to Save Jews in the Holocaust by Agnes Grunwald-Spier
  • The Pianist: The Extraordinary Story of One Man's Survival in Warsaw, 1939-45 by Wladyslaw Szpilman
  • The Righteous: The Unsung Heroes of the Holocaust by Martin Gilbert
  • The Unwritten Order: Hitler's Role in the Final Solution by Peter Longerich
  • Whitehall and the Jews, 1933-1948: British Immigration Policy, Jewish Refugees and the Holocaust by Louise London. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • Winter Time: Memoirs of a German Sinto Who Survived Auschwitz by Walter Winter

Survivors and personal testimony

Armenia

  • Black Dog of Fate: An American Son Uncovers His Armenian Past by Peter Balakian

The Holocaust & Nazi Persecution

  • A Square of Sky: A Jewish Childhood in Wartime Poland by Janina David
  • A Time to Speak by Helen Lewis
  • An Englishman at Auschwitz by Leon Greenman
  • An Underground Life: Memoirs of a Gay Jew in Nazi Berlin by Gad Beck. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • Chasing Shadows by Hugo Gryn and Naomi Gryn. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • Child of Our Time: A Young Girl's Flight from the Holocaust by Ruth David. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • Children in the Holocaust and World War II: Their Secret Diaries by Laurel Holliday. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • The Diaries of Victor Klemperer by Victor Klemperer
  • The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
  • Did your ever meet Hitler, Miss?: A Holocaust's Survivor Talks to Young People by Trude Levi. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • Facing the Lion: Memoirs of a Young Girl in Nazi Europe by Simone Arnold Liebster. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • Fateless by Imre Kertesz
  • From Belsen to Buckingham Palace by Paul Oppenheimer. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • From the Ashes of Sobibor: A Story of Survival (Jewish Lives) by Thomas Toivo Blatt. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • Ghetto Diary by Janusz Korczak. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • Have you seen my little Sister? by Janina Fischler-Martinho. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • The Holocaust by Bullets by Father Patrick Debois
  • I Light a Candle by Gena Turgel. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • I, Pierre Seel, Deported Homosexual by Pierre Seel. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • If This is a Man: The Truce by Primo Levi
  • Imagination: Blessed Be, Cursed Be by Batsheva Dagan. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • Inherit the Truth 1939-1945: The Documented Experiences of a Survivor of Auschwitz and Belsen by Anita Lasker-Wallfisch
  • Losing the Dead by Lisa Appignanesi
  • Lost in Translation: A Life in a New Language by Eva Hoffman. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • Memorial Candles: Children of the Holocaust by Diana Wardi. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • My German Question: Growing up in Nazi Berlin by Peter Gay. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • The Nazi Officer's Wife: How One Jewish Woman Survived the Holocaust by Edith Hahn Beer
  • Night by Elie Wiesel
  • Pearls of Childhood: A Unique Childhood Memoir of Life in Wartime Berlin in the Shadow of the Holocaust by Vera Gissing. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • Return to Auschwitz by Kitty Hart-Moxon. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • Salvaged Pages by Alexanda Zapruder. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • Surrender on Demand by Varian Fry. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • Survival: Holocaust Survivors Tell Their Story by Wendy Whitworth. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • Surviving in Silence: A Deaf Boy in the Holocaust by Eleanor C. Dunai. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • Survivor Stories: Forgotten Voices of the Holocaust by Lyn Smith. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • The Tiger in the Attic: Memories of the Kindertransport and Growing Up English by Edith Milton. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • Winter in the Morning: Young Girl's Life in the Warsaw Ghetto and Beyond by Janina Bauman
  • The Woman Without a Number by Iby Knill
  • Words to Outlive Us: Eyewitness Accounts from the Warsaw Ghetto edited by Michael Grynberg. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.

Genocide

Armenia

  • A Shameful Act: The Armenian Genocide and the Question of Turkish Responsibility by Taner Ackam

Bosnia

Cambodia 

  • The Disappeared by Kim Echlin. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title. 
  • The Pol Pot Regime: Race, Power and Genocide in Cambodia Under the Khmer Rouge, 1975-79 by Ben Kiernan. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title. 
  • Survival in the Killing Fields by Haing Ngor and Roger Warner
  • To The End of Hell: One Woman's Struggle to Survive Cambodia's Khmer Rouge by Denise Affonco

Darfur

  • Darfur: A New History of a Long War by Julie Flint
  • Darfur: The Ambigious Genocide by Gerard Prunier. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title. 
  • Something is Going to Fall Like Rain by Ros Wynne-Jones
  • Tears of the Desert: One Woman's True Story of Surviving the Horrors of Darfur by Halima Bashir

Rwanda

  • A People Betrayed: The Role of the West in Rwanda's Genocide by Linda Melvern
  • A Time for Machetes: The Rwandan Genocide The Killer's Speak by Jean Hatzfield and Linda Coverdale. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title. 
  • Conspiracy to Murder: The Rwandan Genocide and the International Community by Linda Melvern. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • Into the Quick of Life: The Rwanda Genocide by Jean Hatzfeld. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • The Media and the Rwanda Genocide by Kofi Annan and Allan Thompson. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title.
  • Season of Blood: A Rwandan Journey by Fergal Keane
  • Shake Hands with the Devil: The Failure of Humanity in Rwanda by Romeo Dallaire
  • Survival Against the Odds: A Book of Testimonies from Survivors of the Rwandan Genocide produced by Survivors Fund [Link]
  • We Survived: Genocide in Rwanda by Wendy Whitworth. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title. 
  • We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families by Philip Gourevitch 

Books for young people

  • And Tango Makes Three by Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell
  • The Colour of Home by Mary Hoffman and Karin Littlewood
  • Put Out the Light by Terry Deary. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title. 
  • Refugee Boy by Benjamin Zephaniah. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title. 
  • Susan Laughs by Jeanne Wilson and Tony Ross

Bosnia

  • The Suitcase: Refugee Voices from Bosnia and Croatia by Julie Mertus, Jasmina Tesanovic, Habiba Metikos and Rada Boric. You will need to request (or inter-library loan) this title. 

Cambodia

The Holocaust and Nazi Persecution

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