Posted on 03/31/2020 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Esther Safran Foer, of course, began her new memoir well before anyone predicted the coronavirus pandemic and its subsequent challenges.

But as she points out, the book I Want You To Know We're Still Here: A Post-Holocaust Memoir is incredibly timely and relevant, dealing as it does with issues of courage and resiliency.

Foer talked with NPR’s Michel Martin about the process of putting together the story of her parents’ life before they immigrated to the United States after surviving the Holocaust.

(And yes, she is related to novelist Jonathan Safran Foer — he’s her son.)

You can read their conversation on NPR’s website or listen to it below..

Categories: Author Interview

Tagged As: Author interview, Memoir, NPR

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