Elie Wiesel passed away on July 2nd this year. I read his book Night a few years ago and can’t recall another piece of 20th Centry literature as singularly horrifying, heart-wrenching and important as this one.
“We were masters of nature, masters of the world. We had forgotten everything–death, fatigue, our natural needs. Stronger than cold or hunger, stronger than the shots and the desire to die, condemned and wandering, mere numbers, we were the only men on earth.”
– Night, Elie Wiesel