Search Results: "Susann Opel-Götz"


BOOK REVIEW

NOW WE ARE COOL by Susann Opel-Götz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 30, 2012

"A humbly sophisticated send-up: The boys could be beatniks if they wanted, but they're too cool for that. (Picture book. 7-10)"
Two brothers aim to be cool in Opel-Götz's bemused identity quest. Read full book review >

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GÖTZ AND MEYER by David Albahari
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 5, 2005

"Decades later, the Holocaust continues to enslave and inspire the European literary imagination—seldom more memorably than in Albahari's brilliantly disturbing novel."
What Hannah Arendt called "the banality of evil" is evoked with intensity in the prizewinning Serbian-born author's previously untranslated 1998 novel. Read full book review >

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BREATH AND BONES by Susann Cokal
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 15, 2005

"Not quite as thought-provoking as the author's debut novel, but more fun—in a kinky sort of way. An intriguing sophomore effort from a writer who definitely has her own unique voice."
Another offbeat adventure from Cokal (Mirabilis, 2001), who sends a consumptive but dauntless Danish teenager across 1880s America in search of her lover. Read full book review >

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MIRABILIS by Susann Cokal
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2001

"Strikingly original and thematically complex. Readers who like to be challenged will devour this—and wonder eagerly what this adventurous newcomer will do next."
A wet nurse in 14th-century France sustains an entire town with her milk during a siege. Read full book review >

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WHY THE GERMANS? WHY THE JEWS? by Götz Aly
NON-FICTION
Released: April 15, 2014

"An elegant, erudite historical survey employing deep research and excellent examples, even from the author's own family."
In a fluid translation, a German historian soundly explores the numerous attractions of the Nazi agenda to a deeply insecure, unsettled people. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2008

"A distinguished and affecting account."
A recipient of the Marion Samuel Prize commemorates the 60th anniversary of Samuel's death with a brief overview of her short life. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 9, 2007

"Presents one intriguing piece of a much larger puzzle."
An assessment of the economic methods Hitler used to convince ordinary Germans to support his genocidal agenda. Read full book review >