How has a book condemned by countless leading authorities sold over 11 million copies, been translated into 57 languages, and become one of the most widely read Holocaust resources?

‘The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas’ Set Holocaust Education Back by Decades. Now It’s Getting a Sequel.
Ally Goldberg
April 5, 2022

It’s hard to imagine a worse response to a piece of Holocaust fiction than a public denouncement from the Auschwitz Museum. Yet that’s exactly what happened to John Boyne’s 2006 New York Times bestseller, “The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas,” aka The Boy Who Set Back Holocaust Education By Decades. I can only imagine the Auschwitz Museum is gearing up for their next public denouncement, with the news that the author is coming out with a sequel to the book later this year…This book has single handedly set back Holocaust education by decades. READ MORE

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