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November 2019

The Tattoist of Auschwitz – HERC Book Discussion

November 14 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Midtown Reader, 1123 Thomasville Road
Tallahassee, FL 32303 United States
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In April 1942, Lale Sokolov, a Slovakian Jew, is forcibly transported to the concentration camps at Auschwitz-Birkenau. When his captors discover that he speaks several languages, he is put to work as a Tätowierer (the German word for tattooist), tasked with permanently marking his fellow prisoners. Imprisoned for more than two and a half years, Lale witnesses horrific atrocities and barbarism – but also incredible acts of bravery and compassion. Risking his own life, he uses his privileged position to…

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