A successful husband, father, grandfather, teacher, and writer, [Mr. Wiesel] is an asset to humankind. He has turned despondency into a message of approval and optimism Mr. Wiesel packages equal parts beauty and astonishing description in an impossibly concise manner. Few authors have possessed such capacity for succinctness and brevity with magnificent dexterity.
-"NY Journal of Books"
An absorbing, clear-eyed reflection on [Wiesel s] own mortality and a candid account of a life lived "Open Heart" is Wiesel at his most vulnerable and his most determined, and his thoughts and ideas have never been so lucidly conveyed.
The reader becomes a quiet observer of Wiesel s thoughts, which are plagued by the question: Am I ready to die? His answer, clearly, is no What seems like a quick and easy read actually delves deeply into the philosophical and makes you wonder: Will I be ready when it s my time?
"The Free Lance-Star" "From the Hardcover edition.""show more