13 Important Books About the Holocaust

It’s important that we never forget the horrors inflicted upon the Jewish people and many other marginalized populations during World War II. The loss of life was tremendous, and we have a responsibility to bear witness to these atrocities so we can ensure that something like this never happens again. These Holocaust memoirs and nonfiction books will help contemporary readers understand what so many people went through, and honor the millions that died senselessly.

Although many readers may not have the emotional bandwidth to read all of these books at once, each of these nonfiction Holocaust books and Holocaust memoirs provides an essential viewpoint on a horrific period in history, and it’s worth taking the time to read these stories.