Outwitting History: The Amazing Adventures of a Man Who Rescued a Million Yiddish Books
Publisher: Recorded Books
Date: March 2006
Duration: 10 hours 10 minutes
Recipient of the MacArthur "genius" fellowship and founder of the National Yiddish Book Center, Lansky recounts his efforts to rescue the world's abandoned Yiddish-language books before they pass out of existence. Outwitting History follows Lansky's far-flung travels and features the engaging men and women he meets along the way.