Author(s): Norman G. Finkelstein
Thoroughly researched, this is a disturbing and powerful argument indicting with rigour and honesty those who exploit the tragedy of the Holocaust for their own personal political and financial gain. It concludes that the Holocaust industry has become an outright extortion racket. The new edition includes updated material discussing the initial reception to the books publication.
"Finkelstein's downright pugilistic book delivers a wallop."--"LA Weekly""The most explosive book of the year."--"The Guardian""A lucid, provocative and passionate book."--"New Statesman""His basic argument that memories of the Holocaust are being debased is serious and should be given its due."--"The Economist""[S]cathing in his denunciation of the institutions and individuals who have cropped up around the issue of reparations."--"New York Press""Finkelstein has raised some important and uncomfortable issues."--"The Jewish Quarterly"
Norman G. Finkelstein is the author of "A Nation on Trial" (with Ruth Bettina Birn), named a notable book for 1998 by the "New York Times Book Review," and "Image and Reality of the Israel-Palestine Conflict."