'The Sisters of Auschwitz' number 2 on bestseller list The New York Times
The American edition of 't Hooge Nest - the international bestseller by Roxane van Iperen - landed at rank 2 on The New York Times bestseller list Paperback Nonfiction and at rank 5 on the list Combined Print & E-book Nonfiction. The Sisters of Auschwitz was published in the United States (Harper Collins) on August 26, with a first print run of 95,000 copies.
Translation rights have been sold to 12 countries (US, Germany, UK, France, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Finland, Czech Republic, Hungary, Sweden and Slovakia). The film rights are sold to Man Up, a company owned by actresses Halina Reijn and Carice van Houten. The book was translated into English by Joni Zwart.
About 't Hooge Nest
't Hooge Nest is a compelling story about the persecution of the Jews in the Netherlands, based on the lives of Janny and Lien Brilleslijper, two courageous Jewish sisters in the resistance, letting many Jews go into hiding in the house 't Hooge Nest. Last week, the New York Times published an extensive interview with Roxane van Iperen about the war, Jewish resistance and about the way Janny and Lien Brilleslijper staged their own form of resistance.