The Lost

“The Lost”: A Search of Six of the Six Million by Daniel Mendelsohn

The Lost: A Search of Six of the Six Million by Daniel MendelsohnHighly regarded and award-winning is the story of the Jager Family as described in the award-winning book by BJHS Founding Chair, Daniel Mendelsohn. 

In 2006 Mr. Mendelsohn's international bestseller "The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million," was published in the United States to extraordinary critical acclaim. A New York Times Notable Book of 2006 and a 'Best of the Year' pick in a dozen other newspapers, The Lost won the National Book Critics Circle Award, the National Jewish Book Award, the Salon Book Award, and a number of other honors; in its foreign translations it has been awarded the Prix Médicis (France), the ADEI-WIZO Prize (Italy) and was short-listed for the Duff Cooper Prize (UK). With now over half a million copies in print, it has been translated into a dozen other languages for publication throughout Europe and in Israel.

Daniel Mendelsohn discusses his book and his journey online here.