by Ellen Feldman

In the Wake of War

Two Novels of Memory

The question is not why we keep writing about the Holocaust, but how to keep writing about the Holocaust so that others will pay attention. In Displaced Persons (William Morrow, $25.99), a profoundly moving novel about a group of tightly intertwined survivors in New York and Israel, Ghita Schwarz approaches the unfathomable and unspeakable horror obliquely, as remembered by those who lived through it.

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