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The Holocaust History Podcast Reading List


Here you can find links to the books we have discussed or have been mentioned on the podcast!

Books by Episode

Episode 1. History, Fiction, and Truth with Omer Bartov


Bartov, Omer. The Butterfly and the Axe (2023)

Bartov, Omer. Anatomy of a Genocide: The Life and Death of a Town Called Buczacz (2019)

Bartov, Omer. Tales from the Borderlands: Making and Unmaking the Galician Past (2022)

Bartov, Omer. Erased: Vanishing Traces of Jewish Galicia in Present-Day Ukraine (2015)


Friedlander, Saul. Nazi Germany And The Jews: The Years Of Persecution: 1933-1939 (2007)

Friedlander, Saul. Nazi Germany And the Jews: The Years Of Extermination: 1939-1945 (2008)


Sebald, W.G. Austerlitz (2018)



Episode 2. Romania and the Holocaust with Grant Harward


Harward, Grant. Romania's Holy War: Soldiers, Motivation, and the Holocaust (2021)


Browning, Christopher. Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland (1992)



Episode 3. The Fourth Reich with Gavriel Rosenfeld


Rosenfeld, Gavriel. The Fourth Reich: The Specter of Nazism from World War II to the Present (2019)

Rosenfeld, Gavriel and Janet Ward. Fascism in America: Past and Present (2023)

Gurock, Jeffrey S. An Alternate History of American Jewry, 1938-1967 (2015)

Episode 4. America's Rescue of Jews with Rebecca Erbelding

Erbelding, Rebecca. Rescue Board: The Untold Story of America's Efforts to Save the Jews of Europe (2018)

Mendelsohn, Daniel. The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million (2008)

Episode 5. The Sobibor Photo Album with Martin Cüppers

Cüppers, Martin, Anne Lepper, Jürgen Matthäus. From "Euthanasia" to Sobibor: An SS Officer's Photo Collection (2022)

Cüppers, Martin and Klaus-Michael Mallmann.  Nazi Palestine: Hitler's Plan for the Middle East and the Arab World (2009)

Episode 6. Holocaust Archaeology with Caroline Sturdy-Colls

Sturdy Colls, C. Holocaust Archaeologies: Approaches and Future Directions (2015)

Sturdy Colls, C. and Kevin Colls. 'Adolf Island': The Nazi occupation of Alderney (2022)


Gradowski, Zalmen. From the Heart of Hell: Manuscripts of a Sonderkommando prisoner at Auschwitz 2017

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