Search Results: "Susann Opel-Götz"


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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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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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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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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. 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 >

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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 >