Developing Empathy for Holocaust Victims: Recommended Books

I wrote quite a dramatic article on the Holocaust and Genocides. I thought I’d follow up with a more specific article, with a set of books that can help in developing empathy for the victims of the Holocaust. I’m not particularly well read on this, but there were three books in particular (well, two books…

In pursuit of empathy: thoughts on the Diary of Anne Frank

A couple of weeks ago, I finished the Diary of Anne Frank. I realised afterwards that I had purchased the ‘definitive edition’. This edition wasn’t fitting of the name, since it was edited by Anne’s father, Otto Frank, to remove politically incorrect and offensive diary entries. That would have made for far more interesting reading,…