The Local Germany

The LocalOne day ahead of a meeting to decide the future of the Kurt Hamann Stiftung (Foundation) at  Mannheim University, the German online newspaper, The Local, published a story on the issue.  The Victoria insurance company (now part of ERGO insurance) had foreclosed in the late 1930s not only on the building once owned by my family but had also expropriated many other Jewish-owned properties and businesses. Dr. Kurt Hamann had been chairman before, during and after the war.  Is this really a suitable person to be honored with a foundation in his name?  I am waiting to find out.

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JW Magazine Recommendation

JWMagazine_websitemasthead-2In the Winter 2015 issue of JW Magazine, published by Jewish Women International, “Stolen Legacy” was recommended as a Book for Giving, under Memoirs of Interesting Lives (next to Donna Karan!).

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German Newspaper Reports on Crucial December 8th Meeting

The Jüdische Allgemeine newspaper reports the story that ERGO insurance group and Mannheim University to decide on the future of the foundation named for Dr. Kurt Hamann, the villain in Stolen Legacy who insured Auschwitz. (Article is in German.)

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Washington Independent Review of Books


In Washington Independent Review of Books‘ popular feature “Bedtime Stories” I share what books are queued up and ready to read on my nightstand. Curious? Read it here.

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Updated Q&A with Deborah Kalb

619xZcl5DkL._SX331_BO1,204,203,200_Journalist Deborah Kalb posted this updated interview with me about the book on her popular Book Q&As blog.

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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.