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“The Choice” Wins 2017 National Jewish Book Award


The Choice: Embrace the Possible by Dr. Edith Eva Eger wins the National Jewish Book Award in the Krauss Family’s Biography, Autobiography, and Memoir category.

The National Jewish Book Awards is the longest-running awards program of its kind and were established by the Jewish Book Council in 1950 in order to recognize outstanding works of Jewish literature. The winners of the 2017 National Jewish Book Awards were honored on March 6, 2018 at a gala awards dinner and ceremony at the Prince George Ballroom in Manhattan.

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First for Women Magazine Includes The Choice in ‘7 Books We’re Loving’

First for Women

The wonderful praise of Dr. Eger’s memoir The Choice continues to roll in, with its feature in First for Women magazine’s ‘7 Books We’re Loving.’

Editor-in-Chief Carol Brooks wrote the piece, saying that she finished The Choice:

…with tears in my eyes and gratitude in my heart.

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Katie Couric Stops By to Chat About “The Choice”

Katie Couric visits Edie

Dr. Eger received a welcomed visitor recently; the exquisite and renowned Katie Couric! She visited Edie in her La Jolla home and the pair chatted about Edie’s life and memoir The Choice.

To check out Katie’s take on the pleasant morning, visit her Instagram post here.

We’re so thrilled that Edie’s story is reaching so far and wide!

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Book People Discussion and Signing a Huge Success

Edie at Book People

Dr. Eger made her way to Austin, TX to speak at Austin’s largest independent bookseller, Book People. With over 200 attendees and even more books sold online (and even internationally), Edie had a wonderful time sharing her story with all around. She was in-conversation with Austin’s NPR Station, KUT and its own Jennifer Stayton.

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Book People Flyer

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Edie’s crowd at Book People event
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New York Times calls THE CHOICE a “Triumph” and “Mind-blowing”

New York Times Book Review | Lori Gottlieb

The New York Times Book Review has published a marvelous review of “The Choice” in today’s October 8th issue. NYT Best-selling author and writer Lori Gottlieb offers extraordinary praise for Edie and her memoir “The Choice,” including this glowing quote:

 I can’t imagine a more important message for modern times. Eger’s book is a triumph, and should be read by all who care about both their inner freedom and the future of humanity.

Titled The Power to Heal, Gottlieb captures Edie’s message of forgiveness and the ability to choose in her starred review, recognizing how pertinent this story is in the current national climate. To read Gottlieb’s full New York Times review, visit here or pick up your copy at your local news seller today!

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Australia and New Zealand Enamored with “The Choice”

Australian Women's Weekly

Dr. Eger has been extremely well-received across the Atlantic. Her bestselling memoir “The Choice: Embrace the Possible” is #2 in New Zealand, and has had multiple features such as her interview with the NZ Nine to Noon radio show, which is currently the most listened-to podcast on NZ’s National Radio, as well as a digital feature for the NZ Herald and a four page feature spread in Australia’s #1 magazine, The Australian Women’s Weekly with interviewer and AWW editor, Juliet Riedan.

We’re so pleased that Edie’s story is being embraced by so many! To purchase your copy of “The Choice” visit your favorite bookseller online or in-store today. Amazon | B&N

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Irish Times calls The Choice a “story of afterwards” in Heartfelt Interview

Irish Times Print with Rider version of "The Choice"

The Irish Times published a wonderful article from established author Arminta Wallace, discussing everything from Edie’s memoir “The Choice” and her decision to find joy to marching with Martin Luther King and building her family in America.

“Then I began to think – if I’m gonna live, I need to be for something. Not just against something, but for life. And for being a functional human being.” — Dr. Eger for Irish Times

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Influential Author and Thought Leader Adam Grant Touts THE CHOICE

[THE CHOICE] is a truly beautiful memoir on freedom by a Holocaust survivor turned clinical psychologist, reminiscent of the great works of Anne Frank and Viktor Frankl. Reading it gave me goosebumps.

—Adam Grant, New York Times Bestselling author
GIVE AND TAKE and ORIGINALS and OPTION B

THE CHOICE is number 1 on Adam Grant’s Fall 2017 list of books on Happiness & Resilience >>

El Paso Welcomes Edie with Open Arms

Edie speaking with guests

Dr. Eger’s successful book discussions and signings have continued, this time in El Paso, TX. With a long history in El Paso from her time at the William Beaumont Army Medical Center, Edie was thrilled to return to some of her roots in Texas.

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Edie Personalizing a copy of The Choice

The Sunland Park Barnes & Noble loved having her, and she was introduced by Jamie Flores of the El Paso Holocaust Museum. Everyone loved hearing Dr. Eger speak and were buzzing with excitement at the chance to get their copies of The Choice personalized by the 90 year old psychologist.

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Fans waiting to meet Dr. Eger
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Edie with El Paso fans

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