“From the BBC to Berlin”

BBC LogoMy article on the About the BBC Blog discussing my career at the BBC and how the skills I honed there helped me uncover the truth about my family’s stolen legacy.

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Legacy Reclaimed: A Review of Dina Gold’s “Stolen Legacy”

PhotoSoltesA delightful book review of “Stolen Legacy” by Professor Ori Z. Soltes of Georgetown University on his Holocaust restitution blog.

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“Gran was right all along”

Lovely article by Jenni Frazer in today’s Guardian newspaper about the book. “Gran” refers to my grandmother, Nellie Wolff, who started this whole adventure by telling me stories all through my childhood of the wonderful life she once led in pre-war Berlin. And of course she told me many tales of the long lost building, stolen in 1937 by the Nazis.

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Legal Talk Network

A few days ago, while attending the American Bar Association’s annual conference in Chicago, Legal Talk Network reporter, Laurence Colletti, invited me to an interview.  Jonathan Malysiak, my editor at  Ankerwycke, the ABA’s newly launched imprint, as well as two of my fellow Ankewycke authors, David Lat and Ron Fierstein, were all there too.  We talked about Ankerwycke, its remit, our respective books and our journeys as authors.

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Chicago Tribune

A very nice article in today’s Chicago Tribune entitled “ABA’s new publishing line promises compelling legal tales.”  The recently launched trade imprint, Ankerwycke, … hopes to rule the legal-niche corner of publishing. My editor, Jon Malysiak, director of Ankerwycke, explains that all the books …feature a legal tie, whether it’s fiction or whether it’s nonfiction.

Stolen Legacy fits well into this niche market.  And here’s why:

The imprint also allows authors to dig into the complexity of the law, where other publishers might encourage writers to soft-pedal the legal details.

Without a doubt, I think if I’d gone anywhere else they would have said, ‘Oh, we want a lot of gushing and emotion, said Dina Gold, author of “Stolen Legacy: Nazi Theft and the Quest for Justice at Krausenstrasse 17/18, Berlin.”

And as the Chicago Tribune rightly reports: Instead, she was able to include family history while also delving into the German legal system in her book, which recounts efforts to reclaim her family’s building in Berlin, lost when they were forced to flee during World War II.

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Stolen Legacy is published by the American Bar Association and distributed by Ingram.

Paperback: 328 pages   |   Language: English
ISBN: 978-1634254274
Includes book club discussion questions.