In Dichter's narrative, the segments of his experience are brief, disconnected elements separated by blank spaces. The result is a transcendental story.
- World Literature Today, March 2013
The stories Mr. Dichter tells are bitter and fresh, with a new level of detail and vividness.
- Wall Street Journal, July 2012
I will definitely assign it to my students at Princeton University, and, I am sure, many of my colleagues will do the same. But I will not be surprised if the book becomes a bestseller in its own right
- Irena Grudzinska Gross
Princeton University
Few books tell us so much about the consciousness of Poles of Jewish origins, both in the times of the worst repression and in the periods when they held high official positions and constituted a privileged caste.