Search Results: "Mark Mazower"


BOOK REVIEW

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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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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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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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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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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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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MARK SUNDEEN
by Megan Labrise

Writing about the simple life proved anything but for immersive journalist Mark Sundeen.

His original manuscript—an unadorned account of three couples who, in varying ways, have opted out of everyday American consumerism—was accepted and revised when he withdrew it from publisher Riverhead Books.

“I had a close friend read it, call me, and say, I stopped reading at page 175 ...


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MARK HELPRIN
by Rhett Morgan

In both his travels and his writing, novelist Mark Helprin purposefully avoids the well-known icons and emblems associated with Paris, opting instead for everyday suburban streets and lesser-known architectural gems like the Hôpital Pitié-Salpêtrière. “That’s one of the reasons that Paris is so beautiful,” the author of Paris in the Present Tense points out. “They’ve taken such great ...


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DILLY DALLY DAISY by Mark Fearing
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 28, 2015

"An ode to young daydreamers—and tempting distractions—everywhere. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Daisy Marsha Martin has perfected the art of dawdling. Read full book review >

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EARTHLING! by Mark Fearing
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2012

"A fun, intergalactic buddy story that may not reinvent the wheel—or the UFO—but works well here, nonetheless. (Graphic science fiction. 9-12)"
After catching the wrong bus, young Bud finds himself at a school that's out of this world—literally. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Aug. 1, 2007

"It should find a place in every collection. (Nonfiction. 6+)"
A clean, clear, lighthearted look at the communicative clout of color, contrast and contour. Read full book review >