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Survival in Auschwitz
4.25
"And night came, and it was such a night that one knew that human eyes would not witness it and survive. ...See what men do when they know they have t ...more
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Nov 29, 2010
 
This Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen
4.08
"Do you really think that, without the hope that such a world is possible, that the rights of man will be restored again, we could stand the concentra ...more
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May 19, 2012
 
Fields of Fire
4.16
I've read it twice, it's really amazing. My grandpa got it for me at Christmas, or my dad, something, and I thought it was about the Chicago Fire. The ...more
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Nov 29, 2010
 
The Fountainhead
3.82
One of my friends told me she was reading this book but when I asked her what it was about she said architecture. It's about much more than that. Now, ...more
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Nov 29, 2010
 
For Self and Country: For the Wounded in Vietnam the Journey Home Took More Courage Than Going Into Battle: A True Story
4.67
I picked this book up randomly in the Glenbard West library. I had this thing Senior year where I ate lunch in the Library and would pick a book at ra ...more
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Dec 04, 2010
 
Slaughterhouse-Five
4.02
I read this first my senior year of High school and it blew my mind. We watched the film in class but it didn't really work because the movie was shot ...more
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Nov 29, 2010
 
The Brothers Karamazov
4.28
My mom kept talking about this book so I finally read it in college. I found it really boring and lame. So, to each their own I suppose.

"Stared at her
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Nov 29, 2010
 
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
4.13
"Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives." Chap 17


"Charity don't say I give you food and I give you clothes and by righ
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Dec 05, 2012
Nov 13, 2012
 
Eyewitness Auschwitz: Three Years in the Gas Chambers
4.21
If you are going to read one holocaust book it should either be this or Night.


"Suddenly a voice began to sing. Others joined in, and the sound swelled
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Nov 29, 2010
 
The Grapes of Wrath
3.88
**spoiler alert** If I could add more stars I would. This is my favorite book of all time. I've read it at least 4 times. I know most people think it' ...more
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Nov 29, 2010
 
The Drowned and the Saved
4.36
I love this book. We read excerpts of it in my Holocaust history class in college and I went out and got the book to read the rest of it. The chapter ...more
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May 19, 2012
 
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values
3.73
"You are never dedicated to something you have complete confidence in. No one is frantically shouting that the sun will rise tomorrow. They know it's ...more
Jun 25, 2011
Jun 08, 2011
 
Night (The Night Trilogy, #1)
4.27
Of all the books to come out of the Holocaust I think his is the best written. Elie Wisel was meant to be a writer no matter what, but his poetic writ ...more
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Nov 29, 2010
 
The Road
3.94
"A corpse in a doorway dried to leather. Grimacing at the day. He pulled the boy closer. Just remember that the things you put into your head are ther ...more
Feb 05, 2013
Nov 16, 2012
 
Atlas Shrugged
3.66
I found this book self indulgent, over the top, and ridiculous. Nevertheless here are some quotes I highlighted. Also the characters are horrible self ...more
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Nov 29, 2010
 
The Sound and the Fury
3.85
When I realized what the book's theme was about I thought it was the stupidest thing to write a book about. You never really get attached to the famil ...more
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Nov 29, 2010
 
The Last Jew of Treblinka
4.15
As any book written from a survivor of the Holocaust is important, this book is again an eye witness account. But, if you are looking for a personal, ...more
Apr 20, 2012
Apr 18, 2012
 
I Know This Much Is True
4.15
This is one of those books I don't want to finish because I don't want it to end. It's nearly 900 pages, but I still want more :( I wish there was a s ...more
May 25, 2012
Apr 19, 2012
 
The Plague
3.96
"But what are a hundred million deaths? When one has served in a war, one hardly knows what a dead man is, after awhile. And since a dead man has no s ...more
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May 02, 2012
 
Deliverance
3.84
**spoiler alert** Scared the crap out of me! I read it in one day, starting at like 4pm so when it was the scary part it was night time and everyone w ...more
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Nov 29, 2010
 
Young Avengers, Vol. 2: Family Matters (Young Avengers, #2)
4.21
I like when Hulkling or whoever is trying to tell his parents that he is a super hero but they instead think he's coming out to him, and are like "Oh ...more
Nov 2012
Dec 18, 2012
 
The Pink Triangle: The Nazi War Against Homosexuals
4.03
It's basically a history book you'd read in school, not a first hand account from a survivor. It deals more with dates and people than experiences and ...more
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Apr 19, 2012
 
Their Eyes Were Watching God
3.83
The title had me thinking of something else so the actual meaning of the title left me flat. Horrible book. All I got out of it was the woman didn't f ...more
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Nov 29, 2010
 
MASH: A Novel About Three Army Doctors (M*A*S*H, #1)
3.97
I read this when I was in 5th grade. I must say my teacher was quite surprised by my reading material. I like the TV show much better. The MASH movie ...more
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Nov 29, 2010
 
The Bell Jar
3.95
I got exited that it was about someone who was insane. But there wasn't enough insane asylum parts for me. Just when the story was getting good the au ...more
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Nov 29, 2010
 
Inferno
3.97
I would give it 5 stars but it wasn't scary enough. When he started describing each level he would leave it and move on to the next so it never got as ...more
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Nov 29, 2010
 
The Men with the Pink Triangle: The True Life-and-Death Story of Homosexuals in the Nazi Death Camps
4.18
The only book-form account that I can find from a survivor of what being gay and in the holocaust was like. It is a different experience from what the ...more
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Apr 19, 2012
 
The Trial
3.98
If you want to read books about the same subject, read a fiction book on the Holocaust. I can give you some recommendations.
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Nov 29, 2010
 
The Outsiders
4.01
Every kid in middle school needs to read this book. I fell in love with these character, it's amazing. Also watch the movie.
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Apr 30, 2012
 
Young Avengers Presents (Young Avengers Presents)
4.05
I only read the Hulkling story and some of Wiccian, because the rest of the individual stories didn't interest me.
Nov 2012
Dec 18, 2012
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