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ooks
S h o l o m A l e i c h e m .
Old country tales. New York, Putnam, 1966. 313 p.
Twenty-six newly-translated Sholom Aleichem stories, selected, trans-
lated and introduced by Curt Leviant.
S i l b e r s t a n g , E d w i n .
Nightmare of the dark. New York, Knopf, 1967.
338 p.
A novel concerning a 12-year-old Jewish boy in Germany, who lives
through the tortures in concentration camps where he watches the
murder of his mother and dozens of other helpless Jews.
W e r t h e i m , M o r i t s .
The last of the Levanos. New York, Yoseloff, 1967.
261 p.
A Dutch-Jewish novelist, Mr. Wertheim has written a story about
a 65-year-old Jew, whose wife and children were killed by the Nazis,
and who recalls the past as he tries to continue living in the present.
Y o s e l o f f , M a r t i n .
A time to be young. New York, Yoseloff, 1967. 281
p .
The story of a middle-class Jewish young man who turns “beatnik”
but finally returns to “normalcy.”