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Ariel Burger, author of Witness: Lessons from Elie Wiesel’s Classroom

Elie Wiesel --- a Nobel laureate, activist, adviser to world leaders, and the author of more than 40 books --- taught at Boston University for nearly four decades. With this book, Ariel Burger --- devoted protégé, apprentice and friend --- takes us into the sacred space of Wiesel’s classroom. There, Wiesel challenged his students to explore moral complexity and to resist the dangerous lure of absolutes.

Week of October 21, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of October 21st include NOVEMBER ROAD by Lou Berney, a poignant and evocative crime novel that centers on a desperate cat-and-mouse chase across 1960s America --- a story of unexpected connections, daring possibilities and the hope of second chances --- set against the assassination of JFK; THE AGE OF LIGHT, Whitney Scharer's decadent and captivating debut novel that brings to light the life of Lee Miller, a little known but fearlessly original artist whose legacy remains largely unexplored, told in the alternating timelines of 1930s Paris and the battlefields of WWII; and WITNESS, in which Ariel Burger, a devoted protégé and friend of one of the world’s great thinkers, takes us into the sacred space of the classroom, showing Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Elie Wiesel not only as an extraordinary human being, but as a master teacher.