Thursday, February 25, 2016

Thursday's Three on Literature and Poetry

Today's post introduces a trio of titles to put on your reading list. 

✭ Donna Solecka Urbikas, My Sister's Mother: A Memoir of War, Exile, and Stalin's Siberia (University of Wisconsin Press, April 27, 2016)

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Here is the trailer for the book:

My Sister's Mother Page at University of Wisconsin Press

✭ John Guzlowski, Echoes of Tattered Tongues: Memory Unfolded (Aquila Polonica, March 7, 2016) Charles Ades Fishman contributes the Foreword.

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Here's the book trailer:

Guzlowski's other books include Suitcase Charlie: Noir Crime Thriller (May 4, 2015), Lightning and Ashes: Poems (Steel Toe Books, 2007), and The Third Winter of War: Buchenwald: Poems (Finishing Line Press, 2007).

Read my interview with John Guzlowski: Part 1Part 2, and Part 3.

John Guzlowski Blog

✭ Marceline Loridan-Ivens, But You Did Not Come Back (Atlantic Monthly Press, January 5, 2016)

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Loridan-Ivens is a noted documentary filmmaker-director and actress. Her memoir is about her imprisonment in Auschwitz-Birkenau, Bergen-Belson, and Theresienstadt during World War II. (She speaks, in French, about that experience at Holocaust: A Call to Conscience.)

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