About the Author
Canadian writer Howard Rotberg's previous books include The Second Catastrophe: A Novel about a Book and its Author and Exploring Vancouverism: The Political Culture of Canada's Lotus Land. He has written for various newspapers, magazines and websites. A former practicing lawyer, he develops affordable rental housing for low income working people in converted heritage buildings, and also writes about social justice issues. He blogs under the name of Second Generation Radical, offering a perspective of a member of the "Second Generation" - one of the children of Holocaust survivors.