is Elie Wiesel’s masterpiece, a candid,
horrific, and deeply poignant autobiographical account
of his survival as a teenager in the Nazi death camps.
This new translation by Marion Wiesel, Elie’s wife and
frequent translator, presents this seminal memoir in the
language and spirit truest to the author’s original
intent. And in a substantive new preface, Elie reflects
on the enduring importance of Night and his lifelong,
passionate dedication to ensuring that the world never
forgets man’s capacity for inhumanity to man.
Night offers much more than a litany of the daily
terrors, everyday perversions, and rampant sadism at
Auschwitz and Buchenwald; it also eloquently addresses
many of the philosophical as well as personal questions
implicit in any serious consideration of what the
Holocaust was, what it meant, and what its legacy is and