The Hare With Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance

By Edward de Waal

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When famed ceramicist Edward De Waal inherits Japanese miniatures known as ‘netsuke,’ he delves into a fascinating history of his European Jewish ancestry, their rise as a banking family, and their tragic demise during WWII.

Aside from offering gorgeous writing and a deeply personal investigation into family lineage, De Waal excels in bringing turn-of-the-century Vienna and Paris into exquisite detail. A gorgeous read.

Great for:

  • Art history buffs
  • Readers interested in an intellectual memoir
  • Lovers of 19th and 20th century European literature and art
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