One supposes that after losing all faith in Oprah by hearing her phony live endorsement of James Frey’s phony addiction saga, we should be mollified that she has chosen a book and an author with slightly more gravitas: “Night,” Elie Wiesel’s classic account of his lost childhood in Hitler’s death camps. Still, at a time when Holocaust denial has become an effective political strategy of jew-haters both here and abroad, Oprah’s now-dubious stamp of approval is hardly a comfort. | story

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