What Papa Told Me is the story of Murray, a young Jewish boy from Poland whose courage and sheer will to live helped him survive eight different labor and concentration camps in the Holocaust, start a new life in America, and keep a family intact in the aftermath of his wife's suicide - one of the Nazis' last victims.
Author Felice Cohen's first book What Papa Told Me, endorsed by Elie Wiesel and Yad Vashem in Jerusalem, won honorable mention from The 2011 Eric Hoffer Award and the 2011 New York Book Festival Award and has been in the top ten on Kindle for over a year. She has published over 100 opinion columns and articles in amNew York, the NewYork Daily News, and Metro (New York, Boston and Philadelphia editions), many of which have appeared at www.jewishworldreview.com. She has published stories in two anthologies: The Truth About the Fact and For Daddy, With Love, and is writing a new book on organizing. A video of Ms. Cohen's 90 square foot Manhattan studio went viral with over 5 million views on YouTube.com, gaining media attention on ABC's Good Morning America, NBC's LXTV, NY1, Good Morning Sacramento as well as on TV shows in Australia and Germany. She's also been on the radio in the U.S., Australia, Ireland, Canada, along with online media coverage on ABC, AOL, the Canada's Globe and Mail, and the UK's Daily Mail. And thanks to the YouTube(dot)com video of her 90 square foot studio, she is writing a book about Living Large in a Small Space. Felice is available for speaking engagements at schools, synagogues and bookstores. For more information on speaking engagements and on her book, go to www.whatpapatoldme.com. Felice is also a professional organizer and Shrinky Dink artist. You can find more information on at www.felicecohen.com.