The Complete Maus by Art Spiegelman

Even when things were at their most bleak, while both were imprisoned in Auschwitz, they managed to get messages back-and-forth to each other, and Vladek even managed to get his wife some food here and there. Once the war ended and they both escaped with their lives, Vladek found Anja again back in their hometown and they made a life together, eventually having a son named Art in 1950.

Darkness at Noon

Darkness at Noon, written by Arthur Koestler, is about a high ranking political prisoner named Nikolai Salmanovich Rubashov (NS Rubashov),…

Mein Kampf by Adolf Hitler [Book Review]

As I read this book, I kept thinking about another book I reviewed a couple of years ago called Ordinary Men by Christopher Browning. If you haven’t read it, I would recommend it to you only if you aren’t afraid of being subjected to the absolute worst of what it means to be a member of the human race; and only if you aren’t afraid of being subjected to knowledge about the evil that ordinary people are capable of perpetrating on other human beings. Mein Kampf lays the groundwork for the ideology that made that all possible.