Daniel Mendelsohn: six of six million

From Saturday Morning, 9:06 am on 21 March 2015

Mendelsohn Daniel Credit Matt MendelsohnDaniel Mendelsohn is an American memoirist, essayist, critic, columnist, and translator who is presently a Contributing Editor at Travel + Leisure.

He is the author of the international 2006 award-winning bestseller The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million, about growing up in a family haunted by the disappearance of relatives during the Holocaust, and his most recent book is Waiting for the Barbarians: Essays From the Classics to Pop Culture (2012, New York Review Books).

Daniel Mendelsohn talks to Kim Hill.

Daniel Mendelsohn will visit New Zealand for two sessions at the 2015 Auckland Writers Festival (13-17 May).