Flatiron

9781250179760

STARRED REVIEW

The Yellow Bird Sings

The little light that shines in this terrible darkness—the precious little hope that anchors Róza’s and Shira’s souls—is very bright.

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Review of ‘The Yellow Bird Sings’

“The world ceased to make sense,” writes Jennifer Rosner in her debut novel, The Yellow Bird Sings. Nothing about Poland in 1941 follows any familiar pattern for Róza and her young daughter, Shira, as they flee their hometown after Nazis invade. 

Rosner’s novel takes us to the barn where Henryk and Krystyna, who fear for their…

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