'The Sisters of Auschwitz' still on the New York Times Bestseller List
This week, The Sisters of Auschwitz is ranked 9th at the New York Times Paperback Nonfiction list. The book was published in the United States (Harper Collins) last August, 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. Earlier, 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.