Berkley Books Cancels Memoir Oprah Hailed as “Greatest Love Story”

Berkley Books, an imprint of Penguin Group, announced tonight that it was canceling Herman Rosenblat’s Holocaust memoir, Angel at the Fence: The True Story of a Love That Survived, which was set to be published on February 3. In a statement, Berkley’s director of publicity, Craig Burke, said: “Berkley Books is cancelling publication of Angel at the Fence after receiving new information from Herman Rosenblat’s agent, Andrea Hurst. Berkley will demand that the author and the agent return all money that they have received for this work.” Just yesterday, Berkley released a statement defending the author and his memoir.

Berkley canceled the book after two of my previous pieces exposed serious flaws in Herman’s story, and reported first-hand accounts that its central premise was fabricated.

Read the orignal pieces HERE and HERE)

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One response to “Berkley Books Cancels Memoir Oprah Hailed as “Greatest Love Story”

  1. I got the same requests to add some info to Book Blogs. Do you think I should make a group about bookish charities, mention it in the discussion, or leave these kinds of things out of the site altogether? What do you think?

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