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Elie Wiesel

Activist, Novelist (30-Sep-1928 — 2-Jul-2016)


Irving Abrahamson. Against Silence: The Voice and Vision of Elie Wiesel. Schocken Books. 1988.

Molly Abramowitz. Elie Wiesel: A Bibliography. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press. 1974. 194pp.

Michael Berenbaum. The Vision of the Void: Theological Reflections on the Works of Elie Wiesel. Wesleyan University Press. 1987. 220pp.

Mona Berman. Silence in the Fiction of Elie Wiesel. Mona Berman Publications. 2002. 183pp.

Robert McAfee Brown. Elie Wiesel: Messenger to All Humanity. University of Notre Dame Press. 1990. 266pp.

Harry James Cargas (editor). Responses to Elie Wiesel. New York, NY: Persea Books. 1978. 294pp.

Mark Chmiel. Elie Wiesel and the Politics of Moral Leadership. Temple University Press. 2001. 225pp.

Ellen S. Fine. Legacy of Night: The Literary Universe of Elie Wiesel. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press. 1982. 200pp.

Robert Franciosi. Conversations with Elie Wiesel. University Press of Mississippi. 2002. 272pp.

Christopher J. Frost. Religious Melancholy or Psychological Depression? Some Issues Involved in Relating Psychology and Religion As Illustrated in a Study of Elie Wiesel. Rowman & Littlefield. 1985. 274pp.

Jack Kolbert. The Worlds of Elie Wiesel: An Overview of His Career and His Major Themes. Selinsgrove, PA: Susquehanna University Press. 2001. 214pp.

Carole J. Lambert. Is God Man's Friend? Theodicy and Friendship in Elie Wiesel's Novels. Peter Lang. 2006.

David Patterson (editor). In Dialog and Dilemma with Elie Wiesel. Longwood Press, Ltd.. 1991. 254pp.

Carol Ann Rittner. Elie Wiesel: Between Memory and Hope. New York University Press. 1991.

Alvin Hirsch Rosenfeld. Confronting the Holocaust: The Impact of Elie Wiesel. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press. 1978.

John K. Roth. A Consuming Fire: Encounters with Elie Wiesel and the Holocaust. Atlanta, GA: John Knox. 1979.

Ellen Norman Stern. Elie Wiesel: Witness for Life. New York: Ktav Publishing House. 1982. 199pp.

Sanford V. Sternlicht. Student Companion to Elie Wiesel. Greenwood Press. 2003. 152pp.

Graham B. Walker, Jr.. Elie Wiesel: A Challenge to Theology. Jefferson, NC: Mcfarland & Co.. 1988. 184pp.

Elie Wiesel. And the Sea is Never Full: Memoirs 1969-. HarperCollins. 2000. Second volume of memoirs.

Elie Wiesel. Memoirs: All Rivers Run to the Sea. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1995.


  1. Elie Wiesel, The Art of Fiction No. 79
    by John S. Friedman. The Paris Review, 1984.


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  7. New York Times Obituary [link]

  8. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  9. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.753)

  10. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.253)

  11. Current Biography, 1970 Yearbook (pp.446-49)

  12. World Authors 1950-1970 (pp.1546-49)

  13. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.1114)

  14. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.794)

  15. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.515)

  16. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.16)

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