2012 Book Rave contender – The Berlin Boxing Club

Come for the exquisitely detailed sports drama, stay for the true-to-life story of the horror of the Holocaust. Share your thoughts in the comments section.

And the blurb:

In 1936 Berlin, fourteen-year-old Karl Stern, considered Jewish despite a non-religious upbringing, learns to box from the legendary Max Schmeling while struggling with the realities of the Holocaust.