Search Results: "Christopher R. Browning"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 25, 1992

"It is the care with which Browning examines the evidence, as well as the soberness of his conclusions, that gives this work such power and impact. (Eight pages of b&w photographs—not seen.)"
Chilling analysis of how a typical unit of German police actually operated during the Holocaust, by Browning (History/Pacific Lutheran Univ.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 18, 2010

"An important addition to Holocaust studies, evoking the small band of survivors who remembered."
A scholarly, nuanced micro history of a Nazi slave-labor camp. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2000

w Given the recent headlines about the slave-labor reparations settlement in Germany, this new study from distinguished Holocaust historian Browning (Ordinary Men, 1992, etc.) is an important event. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1994

"Not just for the morbidly curious."
A lively narrative that illuminates the science of forensic anthropology. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: May 23, 2013

"An exciting trip through a wild, dangerous fantasy world that's well worth it despite some bumps along the way."
In this debut children's book, a 12-year-old boy's journey into a fantastical world begins when he's mysteriously guided to find a strange, glowing rock. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"Cox is a trifle disorganized, but at his best he takes you where no one else has been. (10 illustrations, not seen; 2 maps)"
An often chilling account of the heroin trade from a Boston Herald reporter. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2009

"The personal and family stories are almost always gripping; the comments about great books, less so."
Deciding to spend a year reading the entire 50-volume set of the Harvard Classics, Harper's assistant editor Beha discovers things—some touching, some banal—about the best-laid plans of mice and men. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SIGNED, ABIAH ROSE by Diane Browning
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 25, 2010

"America. (author's note, further reading) (Picture book. 6-10)"
In a book that instantly evokes and sustains old-fashioned charm, readers meet young Abiah Rose, who lives in the Genesee River Valley sometime in the 18th century. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2004

"The author has cut a smart niche for herself in garden writing: unceremonious, except when ceremony is in order."
Browning (Around the House and in the Garden, 2002) may be the editor-in-chief of House & Garden, but her half-acre patch north of New York City is anything but precious. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ADRIFT by Micki Browning
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 10, 2017

"Browning's debut can verge on cliché, and she seems reluctant to flesh out her supporting cast, but the main action of the story flows smoothly."
A dive gone wrong forces a normally grounded diver to open her mind to the possibility of supernatural interference. Read full book review >