But You Did Not Come Back by Marceline Loridan-Ivens

  The European response to the ongoing Syrian migrant crisis has been, at times, devoid of compassion or humanity. There can never be a bad time to read But You Did Not Come Back but now seems particularly pertinent. Marceline Loridan-Ivens’ memoir of the Holocaust is one of the clearest, most humane pieces of writing – brilliantly translated by Sandra Smith –…