Interview with Director
Michael Steinlauf, Bondage to the Dead: Poland and the Memory of the Holocaust (Syracuse University Press, 1996)
Michael Meng, Shattered Spaces: Encountering Jewish Ruins in Postwar Germany and Poland (Harvard University Press, 2011)
Jan Gross, Neighbors: The Destruction of the Jewish Community in Jedwabne, Poland (Penguin, 2002)
Anna Bikont, The Crime and the Silence (William Heinemann, 2015)
Norman Davies, God's Playground: A History of Poland (Columbia University Press, 2005)
Frederick Starr, Red and Hot: The Fate of Jazz in the Soviet Union (Limelight, 2004)
Yasmina Khadra, The Attack (2005)
Mia Bloom, Dying to Kill: The Allure of Suicide Terror (Columbia University Press, 2007)
Jeffrey William Lewis, The Business of Martyrdom: A History of Suicide Bombing (Naval Institute Press, 2012)
Asthma Afsaruddin, Striving in the Path of God: Jihad and Martyrdom in Islamic Thought (Oxford University Press, 2013)
See the last sections of the article below for female suicide bombers and the role played by a highly sexualized paradise in recruiting boys and young men. Young women are sometimes recruited after being raped as it is the only way to remove this "dishonour" from their family. Note the image of paradise and, again, the role of the Iranian revolution (1979) in building this modern culture of martyrdom.
Does Islam Have a Role In Suicide Bombings?
In this 1964 German interview, Arendt discusses her upbringing, education, her experiences in Germany and France, and also addresses the Holocaust, post-war Germany, and the book on Eichmann.
Hannah Arendt, Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil
Hannah Arendt, The Origins of Totalitarianism
Hannah Arendt, The Jew as Pariah: Jewish Identity and Politics in the Modern Age
Deborah Lipstadt, The Eichmann Trial
David Cesarani, Becoming Eichmann: Rethinking the Life, Crimes, and Trial of a "Desk Murderer"
Bettina Stangneth, Eichmann Before Jerusalem: The Unexamined Life of a Mass Murderer
Steven Aschheim, (editor), Hannah Arendt in Jerusalem