The Pharmacist of Auschwitz is the little known story of Victor Capesius, a Bayer pharmaceutical salesman from Romania who, at the age of 35, joined the Nazi SS in 1943 and quickly became the chief pharmacist at the largest death camp, Auschwitz.
15. November 2016, reviewKirkus
Pursuing newly opened legal archives to expose the case of a Romanian-born German pharmacist who was key in dispensing Zyklon B poison gas and attending to the selection process at Auschwitz. ... A gruesome story eloquently told.
27. January 2017, quoteBelli
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27. January 2017, quoteAmazon
THE PHARMACIST OF AUSCHWITZ is an Amazon Bestseller and listed on Amazon's Hot New Releases.
27. January 2017, reviewDallas Morning News
Posner's book doubles as the spellbinding story of Nazi Germany's largest industrial conglomerate, I.G. Farben . . . [and] in one important way, her book is a celebration of a rare kind of heroism. Its compelling side story offers an in-depth profile of N
27. January 2017, reviewJewish Renaissance
Posner avoids sensationalism and gives us a harrowing and important read.
27. January 2017, quoteDamien Lewis, author: The Nazi Hunters
Shocking. Revelatory. Compelling. A truly authentic and riveting read. A milestone in WWII and Holocaust history.
27. January 2017, quoteAndrew Roberts, author: The Storm of War
A harrowing, beautifully written and extremely well-researched account of a little-known aspect of the Holocaust. Patricia Posner's fine prose style grips from page one, and the horror will stay with you long after you finish the book.