July 12, 2005
Spare voices recountimmeasurable sorrow
By Lylah M. Alphonse, Globe Staff
''The Woman From Hamburg and Other True Stories" is a collection of stark portraits of people who lived and died during the Holocaust. Originally written in Polish by journalist Hanna Krall and translated into English by Madeline G. Levine, the book is filled with powerful, unadorned prose. ... [More]
Wednesday, August 22, 2007
The thing that struck me most about "The Woman From Hamburg" by Hanna Krall was this: Every story in it is true. They are stories of people lost to the Holocaust, and it's important that they are read and remembered.