Search Results: "Volker Jehle"


BOOK REVIEW

COME, LET'S DREAM! by Volker Jehle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"A haunting love story and a triumph of literary imagination."
A German social worker is beguiled by a young mentally-handicapped woman in this mesmerizing romance. Read full book review >

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ONE MAN'S TRASH by William J. Jehle
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 31, 2016

"A thorough book on one of the least-explored corners of American music."
Jehle (Cigar Box Ukulele, 2016, etc.) outlines the curious history of cigar box instruments in this revised edition of his 2010 book.Read full book review >

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BABYLON BERLIN by Volker Kutscher
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 9, 2017

"The first in a series that's been wildly popular in Germany is an excellent police procedural that cleverly captures the dark and dangerous period of the Weimer Republic before it slides into the ultimate evil of Nazism."
Welcome to Berlin in the 1920s: a city filled with vice, violence, greed, corruption, and political mayhem. Read full book review >

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HITLER by Volker Ullrich
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"Timely, given the increase in right-wing intransigence throughout the world, and one of the best works on Hitler and the origins of the Third Reich to appear in recent years."
"Everything is happening exactly as we predicted." So exulted Adolf Hitler in his salad days, before he brought the world tumbling down around him. Read full book review >

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VENETIAN BLOOD by Christine Evelyn Volker
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 8, 2017

"A riveting whodunit that makes full use of its dramatic setting."
In Volker's debut mystery, an American financial expert unravels a web of mystery, corruption, and danger hidden in one of the world's most beautiful cities. Read full book review >

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OSTEND by Volker Weidermann
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 26, 2016

"Evocative, sharply drawn portraits and a wry, knowing narrative voice make for an engrossing history."
A summer of sun for despondent exiles. Read full book review >