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The Half-Life of Sexual Abuse in a Holocaust-Survivor Family
Helen Epstein completes her clear-eyed, fearless, taboo-breaking autobiographical trilogy
- By Irena Klepfisz
Helen Epstein began her career as a journalist with the publication of an article in the Jerusalem Post describing Soviet tanks rolling into Prague.
It was 1968 and she was 20 years old.
Since then she has become well known and greatly respected not only as a journalist but as a biographer, editor, and Czech translator with a wide range of interests: music and theater, psychoanalysis, and…
Among her writings are also three works that form a unique autobiographical trilogy: Children of the…