The Editor recommends East West Street
by British barrister and law professor Philippe Sands
QC. It's a fascinating read, tracing the competing themes of crimes against humanity and genocide at Nuremburg and thereafter, spearheaded by two men who studied law a century ago at the University of Lviv (Lemberg, Lvov), Sir Hersch Lauterpacht
QC and Raphael Lemkin
. Mr Sands interweaves their work and the tragic effects of World War II on their families with its effects on his own family.
favorably reviewed the book here
last year in The New York Times
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