Search Results: "Mark Mazower"


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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 17, 1993

"A grinding, horrific experience, intimately explored. (Seventy illustrations)"
Up-close, anecdotal look at the Nazi occupation in Greece, by Mazower (Modern History and International Relations/University of Essex). Read full book review >

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HITLER’S EMPIRE by Mark Mazower
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 22, 2008

"A tireless, immensely valuable reassessment of the entire Nazi edifice and its breakdown."
Astute, systematic study traces the roots of the Nazi obsession with a Greater Germany and its murderous, ultimately inept implementation across Europe. Read full book review >

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WHAT YOU DID NOT TELL by Mark Mazower
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 17, 2017

"A simultaneously sweeping and intimate family portrait."
A family's complicated past recounted in exacting detail. Read full book review >

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GOVERNING THE WORLD by Mark Mazower
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 17, 2012

"A well-articulated, meticulously supported study."
Mazower (History/Columbia Univ. Hitler's Empire: How the Nazis Ruled Europe, 2008, etc.) explores the evolution of internationalism. Read full book review >

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THE BALKANS by Mark Mazower
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 10, 2000

"A fascinating portrait, and a convincing analysis. (8 maps, chronology)"
A skillful navigation of the stormy seas of Balkan history. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 29, 2005

"History on a grand scale, with themes to match."
Engrossing study of a city that three cultures, religions and peoples can call home. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 1999

"Well written, with an excellent grasp of sources in several languages, this is a landmark study for the general reader. (10 maps)"
A masterful account of Europe's cursed century. Read full book review >

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MISSING MARK by Julie Kramer
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 14, 2009

"Nicely done, if not groundbreaking, with a likable heroine in an intriguing profession."
TV investigative reporter Riley Spartz has an instinct about stories, and the unexplained disappearance of a groom-to-be gets her juices flowing. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 20, 2001

"A coffee-table volume that someone might actually read—and enjoy. The wonders of Burns and Company never cease. (110 b&w and 40 color illustrations)"
What comes after baseball, the Civil War, and jazz? Mark Twain, of course. Read full book review >

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EXCLAMATION MARK by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2013

"Funny and spirited (and secretly educational, but nobody will notice). (Picture book. 4-8)"
Punctuation with pizzazz. Read full book review >

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YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 19, 2012

"This smart, stylish series opener raises the bar for paranormal fiction, leaving readers impatient for the next installment. (author's note) (Urban fantasy. 12 & up)"
Crime noir meets paranormal romance in this addictive thriller about two London teens in whom the fae awakens, conferring abilities at once exhilarating and harshly stigmatized. Read full book review >

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PAPA’S MARK by Gwendolyn Battle-Lavert
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 15, 2004

"Heartfelt. (Picture book. 6-10)"
Talk of the upcoming election permeates the African-American community because, for the first time, they will be permitted to vote alongside their white neighbors. Read full book review >