Elie Wiesel is the author of more than fifty books, both fiction and nonfiction. He is a recipient of the United States Congressional Gold Medal, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the French Legion of Honor's Grand-Croix, an honorary knighthood of the British Empire, and, in 1986, the Nobel Peace Prize. Since 1976, he has been the Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities at Boston University.
"Elie Wiesel continues to be a voice of modern humanity's
conscience with his latest work, a beautifully layered book . . .
[In The Sonderberg Case] the Nobel Laureate exploits his
greatest strength: words beaming through the window that peers into
the author's soul. For a brief moment of holy catharsis, we become
-Francis RTM Boyle, Time Out New York
"From the first clear, simple sentence, melancholy hangs over the story, always permeating the author's voice . . . The theme of the Jew today confronting his own family history remains powerful."
"Wiesel's latest novel is full of questions . . . Is Sonderberg guilty? The answer is satisfying if not surprising, a good description of this musing, almost fablelike work."
"Ambitious . . . Compelling."