Search Results: "Guido Knopp"


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HITLER’S HENCHMEN by Guido Knopp
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 2001

"A well-documented and disturbing look into the mind's eye of the willing executioners of their Führer's 'divine vision.'"
In six separate sketches, German journalist Knopp (German Unity, not reviewed) explores the relationship that Goebbels, Göring, Himmler, Hess, Speer, and Dönitz had with Hitler. Read full book review >

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THE NATURE OF HOME by Lisa Knopp
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 26, 2002

"An abiding devotion to a place and its inhabitants: sentimental in the right way, mnemonic, tempting."
Knopp (Creative Nonfiction/Goucher College) knows home in all its complexity, manifestations, and vicissitudes, and it's found for her in southeastern Nebraska. Read full book review >

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INTERIOR PLACES by Lisa Knopp
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 12, 2008

"Elegiac, soulful and discerning."
Low-key, smoldering portraits of the American heartland. Read full book review >

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Released: Dec. 1, 1993

"A literary oddity that's compelling yet repellent, amusing yet outrageous."
Idiosyncratic musings by Italian poet, critic, and philosopher Ceronetti, originally published in 1979 and marking the first English translation of his work. Read full book review >

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Released: May 1, 1996

"A little treasure, worth twice the price."
Dazzling, pithy vignettes of early 20th century India from a wandering Italian poet. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 22, 2012

"Many thoughtful and wry observations inhabit this charming but uneven read."
In Mattioni's novel, a recent widower from Milan realizes his dream of resettling in Savannah. Read full book review >

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HAPPY ANGRY SAD by Guido van Genechten
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 25, 2014

"Even the most patient and precocious of preschoolers will need lots of help with this one. (Board book. 3-5)"
A challenging exercise in sorting, categorization and identification. Read full book review >

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RICKY'S CHRISTMAS TREE by Guido van Genechten
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"This endearing bunny deserves a better tale. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Ricky is a cheerful young rabbit preparing for the Christmas holiday celebration in this sixth entry in a series originating in Holland and Belgium. Read full book review >

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CAN'T WE SHARE? by Guido van Genechten
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"Still, in this day and age of lice, parents may wish the snowmen shared something other than hats. (Picture book. 3-6)"
This sharing lesson is about as didactic as they come. Read full book review >

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THE BIG WOODS ORCHESTRA by Guido van Genechten
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2012

"Simple and sweet. (Picture book. 3-6)"
In the dark of night, each bird plays its unique tune, and then they collaborate. Read full book review >

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MOMMIES AND THEIR BABIES by Guido van Genechten
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"A sweet, if not particularly truthful, look at animal family life. (Board book. Birth-2)"
An ode to the powerful bond between mothers and babies. Read full book review >