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

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

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