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Menachem Kaiser

Menachem Kaiser holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of Michigan and was a Fulbright Fellow to Lithuania. His writing has appeared in The New YorkerThe Wall Street JournalThe AtlanticNew York, and elsewhere. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Plunder
In 2015 Menachem Kaiser discovered that the grandfather he had never met had tried for 30 years to reclaim an apartment building in Sosnowiec that had belonged to his family prior to World War Two. The Fulbright Fellow decided to take up his case and was soon on a circuitous path to encounters with long-time residents of the building and a Polish lawyer known as ‘The Killer’. Plunder: A Memoir of Family Property and Nazi Treasure – also invo...