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This is the powerful memoir of Solomon Perel, a man who survived the Holocaust by hiding his Jewish identity and becoming a member of the Hitler Youth. This book was the basis of Agnieska Hollands' award-winning film Europa, Europa. Published in association with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, it is an important and controversial contribution to a better understanding of the complexit…

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At age sixteen, James Tate Hill was diagnosed with Leber’s hereditary optic neuropathy, a condition that left him legally blind. After high-school friends stopped calling and a disability counselor advised him to aim for Cs in his classes, he used his remaining blurry peripheral vision to pretend he could still see. Feigning eye contact, memorizing common routes, filling shelves with paperbacks he…

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This is the insightful and deeply human story of Owen Thomas—a star football player at Penn, who took his own life when he was 21, the result of the pain and anguish caused by chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). Owen's landmark case demonstrated that a player didn't need years of head bashing in the NFL, to cause the mind-altering, life-threatening, degenerative disease known as CTE. And Owen…

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El 26 de diciembre 1991, tuvo lugar un hecho de extraordinaria importancia en la Historia universal. Se trató de la disolución de la Unión Soviética, un acontecimiento de enormes repercusiones que pocos habían previsto. A decir verdad, sólo el historiador Andrei Amalrík y el premio Nobel Alexander Solzhenitsyn , disidentes rusos, habían tenido el valor y la visión para anunciar que semeja…

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