Beyond its historical significance, Sing This is a well-written, engrossing memoir that I found hard to put down. It is part documentary (with several interesting photographs) and describes life on the run for Holocaust survivors and post-war Jewish life in inner-city Melbourne. But above all, it is a beautifully crafted piece of creative nonfiction – the “literature of reality” as Lee Gutkind described it.
My first blog post in The Times of Israel Blogs is a review of David Slucki’s book Sing This at My Funeral. Take a look…. https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/repairing-the-links-of-the-golden-chain/.