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Books: Shoah satire crosses line into nasty territory

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/books/article/books_shoah_satire_crosses_line_into_nasty_territory_20070909

Condescension and shame make a toxic combination. As I read "My Holocaust, "howling -- but aching -- through page after page of relentlessly acerbic comedy, I was reminded of Masada and the Grand Canyon and found myself wondering: what makes good satire?

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