Search Results: "Ralf Nievelstein"


BOOK REVIEW

THE SECRET OF THE TWELFTH CONTINENT by Antonia Michaelis
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2013

"Facile, but well-stocked with tiny people, odd little twists and narrow squeaks. (Fantasy. 10-12)"
A foundling with anger issues takes on a sentient island with the same problem in this loosely linked sequel to The Secret Room (2012). Read full book review >

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KNIFE EDGE by Ralf Rothmann
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 27, 1992

"In all: Ann Beattie with an overlay of Middle European angst."
German poet Rothmann's first is a poet's novel—spare, elliptical, shot through with recurring images and strong descriptive passages. Read full book review >

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SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Jan. 21, 2008

"At its best, 8W8-Global Space Tribes provides a gentle, relatively harmless way to introduce the reader to a bevy of interesting new terms and concepts; at its worst, it comes off as the novelization of a software user's manual."
Fifteen of globalization's children collaborate to design a piece of software that renders visible the invisible networks of the Internet Age. Read full book review >

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TO DIE IN SPRING by Ralf Rothmann
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 8, 2017

"Searing, haunting, incandescent: Rothmann's new novel is a vital addition to the trove of wartime fiction."
A reluctant German soldier wades through the final days of the second world war. Read full book review >

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GOEBBELS by Ralf Georg Reuth
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1993

"A harrowing account that focuses clearly on the man and his long degeneration rather than on his politics. (Thirty-three b&w photographs—not seen)"
Impressive, well-translated (from the German) life of the notorious Nazi propaganda chief and anti-Semite, much of it drawn from new sources. Read full book review >