The Zookeeper’s Wife | WWII

Human compassion and love overcomes the worst sort of circumstances, bridging the divide of religion, race, and country.

Poland: A History | Poland

The Poles are a surprisingly resilient people, weathering adversity and powering through the storms of history.

The Doll | Poland

I didn’t see this book as a failure of the class system, I saw it as a triumph over it.

Poland: A Novel | Poland

The enmity between Germany and Poland and Russia and Poland isn’t a 20th century thing. It’s been going on for centuries.

Auschwitz | WWII

Every person should read this book because darkness needs to have a light shined on it; it should be acknowledged and discussed and known. 

Escape from Warsaw | WWII

This book was about what love and forgiveness can accomplish, about how it can rebuild. There’s good out there even within the depths of evil.