The Last Word
"Tone-deafness is, I think, the key to understanding how Holocaust genre fiction came into being and how it continues to flourish. How else could an editor allow Anna Funder’s imagining of a dialogue between Ernst Toller and W.H. Auden in which Toller says, 'This is a conversation we’ve had before—about the temptation of art, like fire, to use people as fuel,' to escape the red pen?"
From "Killer Backdrop" by Amy Newman Smith | Summer 2014