Germany

A Woman in Berlin: Eight Weeks in the Conquered City: A Diary

A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice

For eight weeks in 1945, as Berlin fell to the Russian army, a young woman kept a daily record of life in her apartment...

July 11, 2006
Paperback
$19.00
On Violence

On Violence

Arendt, Hannah
Political theorist, philosopher, and feminist thinker Hannah Arendt's On Violence is an analysis of the nature, causes, and significance of violence in the second half of the twentieth century. The...
March 11, 1970
Paperback
Mariner Books
$14.99
Origins of Totalitarianism
Recognized on publicaton as the definitive account of its subject and ten years later hailed as a classic by the "Times Literary Supplement," this remarkable book has been foremost wherever the...
March 21, 1973
Paperback
Mariner Books
$19.00
Mark Twain in Berlin: Newly Discovered Stories & an Account of Twains Berlin Adventure
Assembled for the first time, this collection includes stories penned by Mark Twain about his everyday life, the beginnings of a novel about the lonely Prussian Princess Wilhelmina von Preussen, and...
April 15, 2015
Paperback
Berlinica
$13.95
Gay Berlin: Birthplace of a Modern Identity
Winner of Randy Shilts Award

In the half century before the Nazis rose to power, Berlin became the undisputed gay capital of the world. Activists and medical professionals made it a city...

October 13, 2015
Paperback
Vintage
352 Pages
$18.00
Slumberland

Slumberland

Beatty, Paul

The hip break-out novel from 2016 Man Booker Prize winning author, Paul Beatty, about a disaffected Los Angeles DJ who travels to post-Wall Berlin in search of his transatlantic doppelganger...

July 13, 2021
Paperback
Picador USA
256 Pages
$16.00
A Legacy (Revised)

A Legacy (Revised)

Bedford, Sybille ; Wineapple,

A Legacy is the tale of two very different families, the Merzes and the Feldens. The Jewish Merzes are longstanding members of Berlin's haute bourgeoisie who count a friend of Goethe among...

March 3, 2015
Paperback
New York Review of Books
384 Pages
$18.95
Demon-Haunted Land: Witches, Wonder Doctors, and the Ghosts of the Past in Post-WWII Germany

"Evocative. . . . Epic. . . . Chock-full of colorful anecdotes and charismatic figures, A Demon-Haunted Land not only offers a brilliant rethinking of postwar German history, but also...

March 22, 2022
Paperback
Metropolitan Books
352 Pages
$19.99
Wall in My Head: Words and Images from the Fall of the Iron Curtain

A year or so after the Wall came down, I paid a brief visit to Moscow. The first thing I noticed was that the taxi cab drivers in Moscow, always masters of small talk, were repeating themselves...

November 15, 2009
Paperback
Open Letter
231 Pages
$15.95
The Passenger

The Passenger

Boschwitz, Ulrich Alexander ;

A BEST BOOK OF 2021 FOR THE GUARDIAN * FINANCIAL TIMES * TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT * MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE * THE TIMES

Hailed as a remarkable literary...

April 13, 2021
Hardcover
Metropolitan Books
$24.99

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