Press about Helen Epstein

NEW: Penguin UK blog (April 2, 2020): My Mother’s Holocaust memoir is guiding me through lockdown

Time magazine (January 24, 2020): How Do We Remember Victims of Mass Murder? A Holocaust Survivor's Daughter on How She Honors Her Family

Jewish Book Council (January 24, 2020): Reread­ing My Moth­er’s Memoir

The Half-Life of Sexual Abuse in a Holocaust-Survivor Family — Helen Epstein completes her clear-eyed, fearless, taboo-breaking autobiographical trilogy, Tablet Magazine (June 27, 2018)

Lexington’s tranquility inspires a memoir fit for the #MeToo movement, Lexington Minuteman (March 28, 2018)

Lexington author traces trauma’s long reach, Boston Globe (February 14, 2018)

Lecture by Helen Epstein about the effects of the Holocaust on survivors and their descendants, 17th Annual Fanya Gottesfeld Heller Conference for Educators, Museum of Jewish Heritage, New York, March 29, 2016 (video)

The inter-​​generational effects of genocide, news@Northeastern (April 15, 2015)

The Holocaust’s long reach: Trauma is passed on to survivors’ children, The Globe and Mail (April 3, 2015)

“The Science of Suffering”, New Republic (November 16, 2014)

Lecture by Helen Epstein, Jewish Museum, Milwaukee, October 7, 2014 (video)

Interview by Alan Chartock on WAMC (August 1, 2013)

Helen Epstein talks about Mahler's Adagietto on the BBC (April 2, 2011)

Interview by Laure Adler on France Culture/Hors Champs (February 15, 2011)

About Tras La Historia de Mi Madre (2008)

"A Jew, a Czech, an officer and an Olympian — no joke," J. the Jewish news weekly of Northern California (March 24, 2006)

"Parvenir à séparer sa propre vie de celle de ses parents" Le Monde (June 12, 2005)

Interview by I-Forum, Charles University, Prague (May 18, 2005)

"An Interview with Helen Epstein," The Writer's Chronicle (February 2005)

Lecture by Helen Epstein, University of Oregon, 2003 (video)

"For the Holocaust 'Second Generation,' an Artistic Quest," New York Times (December 23, 1997)

"Helen Epstein: Growing Up Czech in New York," Prague Post (July 27-August 2, 1994)