Books by Herbert R. Lottman

Released: Jan. 1, 1997

"Lottman does his best to inject a bit of drama into his subject's rather quiet life, examining every small incident he can unearth, but in the end there is little here to keep even the most dedicated Verne fan awake."
An unsurprising biography of one of the founding fathers of science fiction, by a specialist in French literature and culture. Read full book review >
Released: April 1, 1995

"Even those only mildly well informed about banking will find this a rehash of existing material, although Lottman's readable account is adequately informative for novices. (8 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
A superficial, unfocused portrait of the Gallic Jewish banking dynasty. Read full book review >
THE FALL OF PARIS by Herbert R. Lottman
Released: Oct. 7, 1992

"Personality-oriented popular history that's well researched but lacking bite. (Sixteen pages of b&w photographs—not seen.)"
Compendious but not compelling story of the weeks between the Nazis' invasion of France and their entry into Paris, by Lottman (Colette, 1990, etc.). Read full book review >