Reading Group Guides

The Abolition of Species
By Dietmar Dath
Translated by Samuel P. Willcocks

Adolfo Kaminsky, A Forger’s Life
By Sarah Kaminsky
Translated by Mike Mitchell
Photographs by Adolfo Kaminsky

The Artist, The Censor, and The Nude: A Tale of Morality and Appropriation
By Glenn Harcourt
Foreword by Francis M. Naumann
Artwork by American artist Pamela Joseph and many Iranian and Middle Eastern artists, filmmakers and photographers:
Aydin Aghdashloo (Iran), Boushra Almutawakel (Yemen), Ana Lily Amirpour (Great Britain/USA), Gohar Dashti (Iran), Daryoush Gharahzad (Iran), Shadi Ghadirian (Iran), Bahman Ghobadi (Iranian Kurdistan), Tanya Habjouqa (Jordan), Katayoun Karami (Iran), Hoda Katebi (USA), Simin Keramati (Iran/Canada), Mohsen Makhmalbaf (Iran/ Great Britain), Shohreh Mehran (Iran), Houman Mortazavi (Iran), Manijeh Sehhi (Iran), and Newsha Tavakolian (Iran/USA)

The Consequences
By Niña Weijers
Translated by Hester Velmans

Dancing on Thin Ice: Travails of a Russian Dissenter
By Arkady Polishchuk

Escape Home: Rebuilding a Life After the Anschluss
By Charles Paterson and Carrie Paterson

The Ghetto Swinger: A Berlin Jazz-Legend Remembers
By Coco Schumann with Max Christian Graeff and Michaela Haas
Translated by John Howard
Afterword by Michael H. Kater

Hitler, Stalin and I: An Oral History
By Heda Margolius Kovály and Helena Třeštíková
Translated by Ivan Margolius

Hungarian Art: Confrontation and Revival in the Modern Movement
By Éva Forgács

I Am Oum Ry: A Champion Kickboxer’s Story of Surviving the Cambodian Genocide and Discovering Peace
As told to Zochada Tat and Addi Somekh
Afterword by Michael G. Vann

By Hagar Peeters
Translated by Vivien D. Glass

Operation Yellow Star / Black Thursday, The Roundup of July 16, 1942
Two books by Maurice Rajsfus
Translated by Phyllis Aronoff and Mike Mitchell

A Rebel in Gaza: Behind the Lines of the Arab Spring, One Woman’s Story
By Asmaa al-Ghoul and Selim Nassib
Translated by Mike Mitchell

Red Wave: An American in the Soviet Music Underground
By Joanna Stingray and Madison Stingray

Three Tearless Histories
By Erich Hackl
Translated by Mike Mitchell

The Vél d’Hiv Raid: The French Police at the Service of the Gestapo
By Maurice Rajsfus
Translated by Levi Laub
Foreword by Michel Warschawski