Books by Simon Winder

DANUBIA by Simon Winder
Released: Jan. 21, 2014

"'Was it inherent in the destruction of the Habsburg Empire,' Winder wonders in closing, 'that Nazism would result?' It's a meaningful question, one of many that Winder raises in this lucid, often entertaining historical travelogue."
Offbeat portrait of the lost past of Central Europe, ruled by the dull but dependable Habsburg dynasty. Read full book review >
Released: March 16, 2010

"A nimble and knowledgeable but long-winded cabinet of curiosities."
A cheerful, dryly unserious survey and travelogue through the landscape and psyche of Germany. Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 25, 2006

"Ambitious and highly original."
British editor Winder uses Ian Fleming's most famous character to tie together a series of important personal and societal events in this cheery memoir. Read full book review >