A memoir jam-packed with reportage, interesting characters, unexpected humor as well as grief and conflicting memories.– The Philadelphia Inquirer

 

A detective story framed as a memoir. The story's subplots reveal how memory often distorts the truth, and how family legend is often colored in the retelling.  The Detroit News

  

A rich examination of tenacity, history and the responsibility that we share for the past.” –

 The Minneapolis Star-Tribune

 

Elegant, well-researched, moving memoir.– The Jewish Week

 

This engaging and thought-provoking memoir brings us up to date and shows just how multi-layered the story truly is.”  – Moment Magazine 

 

Family secrets can be a real bitch: Once you get some answers, they usually lead to more questions and irresolvable ones at that.The Village Voice

 

A penetrating examination of the behavior of ordinary people in extraordinary times.” –The Jerusalem Post

 

Remarkable new book ... Endearingly self-aware.” – Philadelphia Weekly

 

A stirring story.” – The Jewish Week

 

Reveals a complex relationship ... combined with sorrows and complications.” – The Detroit Jewish News

 

Beautifully written, poignant memoir and coming-of-age story.” – The Cleveland Jewish News

 

 

A compelling picture of two families and two nations.” – Michigan Alumnus Magazine

 

 An identity quest, a fact check of family folklore and a daughter's charge to fix the problems of the past.” – The Forward


The tale of the two families goes beyond Einhorn's own history and represents two larger stories, those of the Jews and Poles during a pivotal point in history.” – The Michigan Daily

 

Erin Einhorn's detective work brings her back to unlock the secrets of the Polish house where her mother once lived. What a house! Teeming with conflict and history, it allures and frustrates those who try to bring it -- and Polish Jewish history -- into the 21st century. Pages in Between is a special story of Einhorn's quest to discover the past and find peace.” – Ann Kirschner, author of Sala's Gift: My Mother's Holocaust Story

 

Einhorn delicately and movingly interweaves the personal and the epic. Well-wrought, honest and even more ambiguous than most family histories.” – Kirkus Reviews

 

A moving account of one woman's brave journey as she confronts her mother's past in the cold reality of the present. Erin Einhorn has written a unique Holocaust story -- part testimony and part detective story.” – Martin Lemelman, author of Mendel's Daughter: A Memoir

 

Einhorn's earnestness serves her well in this beautifully told, genuinely inquisitive memoir.” – Publishers Weekly

 

An important and haunting work.” – Booklist

 

The Pages in Between uniquely underscores an old irony of history: when we set out to learn about others in the past, we end up learning more about our present selves.” – BookPage

 

 

An excellent look at the legacy left to those who were born to Holocaust survivors ... as Einhorn uncovers truths and resentments that her mother had never questioned and probably hoped to keep buried.” –  Many A Quaint and Curious Volume

 

An engrossing memoir ... I couldn't put this book down!... One of my all-time favorite books this year.” –  A lifetime of Books

 

A fascinating memoir, and Einhorn packs in so much.” – The Boston Bibliophile

 

 

An honest and revealing memoir.” – Books and Cooks

 

 

 Einhorn's story kept me reading long past my bedtime. I felt her confusion and frustration, exhilaration, grief and joy.” – Granny Sue's News and Reviews