Elie Wiesel. To say that it is only a memoir, however, would be doing an extreme injustice to the work. The narrative ultimately draws on themes that we all struggle with in our lives at some point: the meaning of faith, death, family, and the importance of memory.
The New York Times describes the 107-page book as "A slim volume of terrifying power." I can't think of a better way to describe Night, so I'm going to leave it at that. Read the book and never forget.