cover image Wartime Lies

Wartime Lies

Louis Begley. Ivy Books, $6.5 (192pp) ISBN 978-0-8041-0990-1

An orphaned nine-year-old and his sharp-tongued aunt pose as Catholic Poles to hide their Jewish identity from the Nazis in this haunting, powerful Holocaust novel, which was nominated for a National Book Award and chosen as one of PW 's best books of 1991. (July)