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Germania, In Wayward Pursuit of the Germans and Their History

GER270
Simon Winder
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2011
480
0312680686
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Winder's witty, entertaining and opinionated portrait of German culture is both an illuminating history and a wonderfully digressive exploration of the powerful and often confounding nation.
$22.00

The Berlin Diaries

GER104
Marie Vassiltchikov
Vintage Books
1988
368
0394757777
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
12/14/2013
0
1
0
0
The compulsively readable wartime account of an emigre Russian princess who was secretary to Adam Von Trott, mastermind of the failed 20th of July plot to assassinate Hitler. Idealistic, vivacious and observant, "Missie" conveys the flavor of Berlin during the 1940s.
$17.95

Eyewitness Guide Germany

GER133
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2016
584
1465440186
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Featuring color photography, excellent local maps and a region-by-region synopsis of the country's attractions.
$30.00

Germany Adventure Map

GER07
National Geographic
National Geographic Maps
2012
2
156695603X
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A double-sided full color map of Germany at a scale of 1:825,000. Printed on waterproof, tear-resistant paper.
$11.95

DK Eyewitness Top Ten Munich

GER197
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2014
160
1465423214
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact, illustrated guide in the popular series, featuring favorite attractions, events, restaurants, shops and excursions in Munich. With excellent sections on beer, beer halls and bars..
$14.00

Eyewitness Guide Berlin

GER74
Malgorzata Omilanowska (Contributor)
DK Publishing
2016
352
1465441182
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This superb guide to Berlin features color photography, dozens of excellent local maps and a synopsis of the city's attractions. Includes Excursions from Berlin, including Potsdam.
$25.00

Eyewitness Travel Phrase Book German

GER409
DK Publishing
DK Publishing
2017
224
1465462686
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
This attractive, illustrated phrasebook includes all the essentials for travelers to Germany, such as everyday phrases and instructions on how to order food, ask for the time and more. A handy, pocket-sized reference, it also includes a dictionary and pronunciation guide as well as a free app with helpful audio.
$7.95

Lonely Planet German Phrasebook

GER141
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2015
256
174321443X
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
A palm-sized handy guide to pronunciation, basic grammar and essential vocabulary for the traveler.
$9.99

Eat Smart in Germany, How to Decipher the Menu, Know the Market Foods & Embark on a Tasting Adventure

GER395
Mary Bergin
Gingko Press
2013
145
0977680142
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
Part of the award-winning Eat Smart series, this culinary travel guide is a succinct introduction to the food culture of Germany. Rather than focusing on specific restaurants and famous chefs, the overview tells travelers what the country serves best, leading the way to adventurous ordering.
$14.95

Prost! The Story of German Beer

GER99
Horst D. Dornbusch
National Book Network
1997
160
0937381551
PAPER
Food
0
1
0
0
The Munich-based aficionado weaves history and culture with the marvels and mysteries of German beer in this brief, authoritative guide.
$14.95

A Concise History of Germany

GER13
Mary Fulbrook
Cambridge University Press
2004
277
0521540712
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This essential short history of Germany -- a whirlwind survey in less than 300 pages -- explores the relationships between social, political and cultural factors in this land located in the center of Europe.
$35.99

Five Germanys I Have Known

GER173
Fritz Stern
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2007
546
0374530866
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Professor Stern brings his intellect, experience and insight to this tremendous book on 20th-century Germany and its multiple transformations.
$16.00

Germany, Memories of a Nation

GER358
Neil MacGregor
Alfred Knopf
2015
644
1101875666
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
MacGregor delves into Germany’s unique and complex history with 30 important German objects, including the Gutenberg Bible, a Volkswagen Beetle, the astronomical clock at Strasbourg Cathedral, a chilling description from the gate at Buchenwald concentration camp and much more.
$40.00

Germany, Portrait of a Fascinating Country

GER392
Kunth Verlag
ACC Distribution
2017
376
3955044122
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This coffee table book declares its love for the German countryside with superb photographs and insights on history and culture. The landscape-format photos show sides of Germany not often seen: sunny coasts, natural wonders, remote monasteries and more.
$39.95

Hitler and the Holocaust

EUR114
Robert S. Wistrich
Modern Library
2003
295
0812968638
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A short history of the cultural and political circumstances surrounding the genocide of the Jews. Wistrich looks closely at anti-Semitism in Germany, Europe and abroad in an attempt to understand the evil unleashed during World War II.
$17.00

Nuremberg, Infamy on Trial

GER106
Joseph E. Persico
Penguin Putnam
1995
544
014016622X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A narrative history of the Nazi war crime trials in Nuremberg. Persico poignantly portrays the numerous characters and events surrounding the proceedings. Well-informed and engrossing.
$17.00

The Burgermeister's Daughter, Scandal in a Sixteenth-Century German Town

GER25
Steven Ozment
HarperCollins
1997
256
0060977213
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Meticulously researched and absorbing, this narrative by a Harvard historian traces the legal battle of the daughter of a well-to-do family who was thrown out of her home and disinherited in 1525.
$15.99

The German Way

GER12
Hyde Flippo
McGraw-Hill
1997
138
0844225134
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This clever A-to-Z guide to quirks, attitudes, behavior and customs is a terrific resource for travelers seeking insight into why the Germans, Austrians and Swiss do what they do.
$18.00

The Germans

GER10
Gordon A. Craig
Meridian Books
1991
361
0452010853
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A gifted historian, Craig explores the paradoxes of German identity in this masterful portrait of German life, past and present, with chapters on religion, money, Jews, women, literature and society, Berlin and language.
$18.00

The Habsburgs, Dynasty, Culture and Politics

CEU51
Paula Sutter Fichtner
Reaktion Books
2014
288
1780232748
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
A concise chronicle of the 600-year Habsburg Empire, essential for those interested in European history. Fichtner reveals how the dynasty used propaganda, political maneuvering and public performance to maintain control over an array of cultures and ethnicities.
$39.00

The Habsburgs, Embodying Empire

AST11
Andrew Wheatcroft
Penguin Putnam
1995
384
0140236341
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
With skillful scholarship and engaging style, Wheatcroft reveals the history of this family of eccentric monarchs.
$18.00

When in Germany, Do as the Germans Do

GER149
Hyde Flippo
McGraw-Hill
2002
176
0844225533
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A humorous and helpful guide to getting along in Germany, informing travelers on everything from proper restaurant etiquette to how to behave in social situations and how best to appear like a local.
$15.95

The Cathedral Builders of the Middle Ages

MED07
Alain Erlande-Brandenburg
Thames & Hudson UK
2010
175
0500300526
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
This pocket-size encyclopedia of the art, architecture and culture of the Middle Ages features hundreds of drawings, color illustrations and a chronology.
$15.95

Martin Luther

GER147
Martin Marty
Penguin Putnam
2008
224
0143114301
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A professor of religion at the University of Chicago, Marty quotes liberally from Luther's work in this engrossing, spiritual overview.
$14.00

All Quiet on the Western Front

GER15
Erich Maria Remarque
Ballantine Books
1996
295
0449911497
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Written by a soldier in the Kaiser's army, this novel has been hailed as the greatest novel of World War I, and was later made into a memorable film.
$16.00

The Berlin Stories

GER19
Christopher Isherwood
New Directions Publishing Corporation
2008
256
081121804X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
"The Last of Mr. Norris" and "Goodbye to Berlin" find Sally Bowles, Fraulein Schroeder and the doomed Landauers caught up in the nightlife, danger and mystique of 1931 Berlin.
$17.95

The Blue Flower

GER21
Penelope Fitzgerald
Mariner Books
2014
320
0395859972
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Set in the Age of Goethe, this exquisitely written short novel is a fictional account of the life of the Romantic poet Novalis. It paints a vivid picture of German intellectual and mercantile life in the late 1700s.
$14.95

The Good German

GER198
Joseph Kanon
Picador USA
2002
482
0312421265
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
Kanon's suspenseful tale of love, espionage and moral quandary captures the ruin and mystique of Berlin in the days after WWII.
$27.00

The Tin Drum

GER33
Gunter Grass
Mariner Books
2010
582
0547339100
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Probably the best German novel written since the end of World War II, this is the surreal story of a mute dwarf named Oskar who lives through Nazi Germany and finds himself in a mental institution.
$16.95

For Kids

The Juniper Tree and Other Tales from Grimm

GER144
Lore Segal (Translator), Maurice Sendak (Illustrator)
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2003
368
0374339716
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
A new edition of a revered classic (hard-bound with dust jacket and built-in bookmark), distinguished by the choice of tales, sharp translation and, of course, Sendak's haunting illustrations.
$28.00

The Star of Kazan

CEU24
Eva Ibbotson, Kevin Hawkes (Illustrator)
Dutton Inc.
2006
404
0525473475
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
A delightful young adult adventure that twists and turns through fin-de-siecle Vienna. Annika, a foundling taken in by a household of eccentric professors and kind hearted servants, is enchanted by the spectacle of Vienna and the simple pleasures of domestic chores. Her life is turned upside-down when her aristocratic mother unexpectedly reappears in her life and sweeps her off to live in a castle in Germany.
$8.99

Hitler Youth, Growing Up In Hitler's Shadow

GER180
Susan Campbell Bartoletti
Scholastic Inc.
2005
176
0439353793
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
In this eye-opening, award-winning history for middle-schoolers, Bartoletti shows the growth of Nazi power and the Hitler Youth movement through profiles of 12 individuals.
$21.99

The Wall, Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain

CZH78
Peter Sis
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2007
56
0374347018
HARD COVER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
With his usual flair and attention to detail, illustrator Peter Sis deftly sketches the events, experiences and history of his youth in Prague.
$19.99

The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

GER245
Jack Zipes (Translator), Jacob Grimm
Bantam Doubleday
2003
800
0553382160
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
The most comprehensive translation to date, this new edition recaptures the fairy tales as the Brothers Grimm intended them to be: rich, stark, spiced with humor and violence, resonant with folklore and song.
$23.00

The Boy Who Dared

GER249
Susan Campbel Bartoletti
Scholastic Inc.
2008
202
0439680131
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
When 16-year-old Helmuth Hubner listens to the BBC news on an illegal short-wave radio, he quickly discovers Germany is lying to the people. But when he tries to expose the truth with leaflets, he's tried for treason.
$17.99

Eyewitness Medieval Life

EUR334
Andrew Langley
DK Publishing
2011
72
0756607051
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
A visually rich survey for ages 9-12, this colorful book introduces the art and architecture, people and culture of Medieval Europe.
$19.99

The Book Thief

GER252
Markus Zusak
2007
552
0375842209
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
Set during World War II in Germany, Zusak's ground-breaking novel is the story of Liesel Meminger, a foster girl living outside of Munich. Scratching out a meager existence for herself by stealing, Liesel suddenly encounters something she can’t resist: books.
$12.99

I Will Plant You a Lilac Tree

GER253
Laura Hillman
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2008
269
1416953663
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
Subtitled "A Memoir of a Schindler's List Survivor," this is a remarkable true story of love, endurance and survival during a young woman's nightmarish coming-of-age in Nazi Germany.
$7.99

Zel

SWZ70
Donna Jo Napoli
Puffin
1998
240
0141301163
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Based on the fairy tale of Rapunzel, Napoli's spellbinding novel is told in alternating chapters from the point of view of Zel, the nobleman who pursues her, and the mother who will do the unspeakable to prevent her daughter from leaving her.
$6.99

Germany

GER285
Mary Colson
Heinemann
2011
48
1432952293
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
One in the illustrated and informative Countries Around the World series, geared for ages 8-11.
$9.95

Xenophobe's Guide to the Germans

GER294
Stefan Zeidenitz
Trafalgar Square
2008
92
1906042330
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This irreverent pocket guide to cultural awareness is both insightful -and entertaining.
$9.95

Wall

GER338
Tom Clohosy Cole
Candlewick Press
2014
32
0763675601
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
In this profound and gentle picture book, a man tries to reunite with his family on the other side of the Berlin Wall.
$16.99

Hansel and Gretel

GER342
James Marshall
Puffin
1994
32
0140508368
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Geared toward younger readers, this picture book is a delightful rendition of the classic Grimm fairy tale by the creator of the George and Martha series.
$7.99

German Picture Word Book

GER353
Hayward Cirker
Dover Publications
1994
32
048627778X
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A simple and enjoyable language introduction to German for young readers. Each scene contains dozens of familiar objects (household items, clothing, foods, furniture, people, animals and much more). To make things more fun, all the pictures can be colored!
$3.99

Berlitz Language German Flash Cards

GER373
Apa Publications Limited
Berlitz
2016
50
1780044666
BOXED
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A standard playing card-size deck of 50 nicely illustrated flashcards geared for younger children. Each card features a colorful illustration with the German word on the reverse.
$8.99

Otto of the Silver Hand

GER425
Howard Pyle
Dover Publications
1967
192
0486217841
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
The gentle son of a medieval German robber baron, raised in the calm and thoughtful quiet of a monastery, returns to his father's castle and, despite great suffering and blood-feuds, grows to honor and manhood.
$9.95

The Book Thief

GER427
Markus Zusak
Alfred Knopf
2013
552
0385754728
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
This best-selling novel tells the story of a young girl in Nazi Germany, the conflicts faced by her family, and the power of books.
$12.99

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Hitler's Willing Executioners, Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust

GER06
Daniel Jonah Goldhagen
Vintage Books
1997
624
0679772685
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The controversial study of what ordinary German citizens did -- and did not do -- in reaction to the escalating horrors of WWII.
$18.95

Before the Deluge, A Portrait of Berlin in the 1920's

GER11
Otto Friedrich
HarperCollins Publishers
1995
418
0060926791
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A fascinating portrait of Berlin in the 1920s, this book features illuminating essays and an extraordinary collection of contemporary images of the city before the devastation of WWII.
$17.99

Buddenbrooks, the Decline of a Family

GER22
Thomas Mann
Everyman's Library
1994
784
0679417370
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Lubeck native Mann's masterpiece about the decline of a German family at the end of the 19th century. Originally published in 1901.
$27.00

The Magic Lantern, The Revolution of '89 Witnessed in Warsaw, Budapest, Berlin, and Prague

GER36
Timothy Garton Ash
Vintage Books
1993
167
0679740481
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
With a chapter each on Warsaw, Budapest, Berlin and Prague, this eyewitness account by an astute journalist and historian shows these vibrant cities during a time of great change.
$15.00

Southern Germany Map

GER29
ITMB
ITMB
2015
1
1771293098
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed color map of southern Germany from Bavaria to the Rhineland.
$12.95

All Along the Danube: Recipes from Germany, Austria, Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia, Hungary, Romania, & Bulgaria

EUR42
Marina Polvay
Hippocrene Books
2002
360
0781808065
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
A cookbook full of classic recipes from Central Europe, with some valuable morsels of culture.
$16.95

My German Question: Growing Up in Nazi Berlin

GER38
Peter Gay
Yale University Press
1999
208
0300080700
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Looking back at his youth, the historian and author attempts to explain what it was like to be a German and a Jew as the Nazis came to power in 1930s Berlin.
$20.00

Bauhaus

GER55
Frank Whitford
Thames & Hudson
1984
216
0500201935
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A survey of the highly influential Bauhaus school of design. Whitford follows the movement from its early 20th century history in Germany up through the mark it has left on today's society.
$19.95

The Expressionists

GER56
Wolf-Dieter Dube
Thames & Hudson
1987
216
0500201234
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A general survey of Expressionism, presented by the senior curator at the Bavarian State Art Collection. With the use of many of the artists' own words, he tracks the movement back to such luminaries as Karl Schmidt-Rottluff and follows it through its years of dazzling creativity.
$18.95

The Riddle of the Sands

GER60
Erskine Childers
Penguin
2011
288
0143106325
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Memorably set on the German coast of the North Sea and Baltic, Childer's influential classic, a forerunner of the modern spy novel, unveils Germany's secret plans to invade Britain. Originally publsihed in 1903.
$17.00

Here I Stand, A Life of Martin Luther

GER64
Roland Herbert Bainton
Penguin Putnam
1995
336
0452011469
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Considered one of the most readable biographies of Martin Luther, this volume is an illustrated look at the German religious reformer and his influence on Western civilization.
$18.00

Oberammergau, The Troubling Story of the World's Most Famous Passion Play

GER67
James Shapiro
Vintage Books
2001
240
0375708529
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A cultural history of Oberammergau and the monumental influence its Passion Play has had on its development.
$13.00

Slaughterhouse-Five: or The Children's Crusade

GER70
Kurt Vonnegut
Dell
1991
215
0440180295
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Kurt Vonnegut's popular novel, set during the bombing of Dresden, in the United States and on the distant planet of Tralfamadore. Ranges from satiric absurdity to an extremely powerful account of the destruction of Dresden.
$7.99

Bismarck, the Man and the Statesman

GER85
Alan John Percivale Taylor
Vintage Books
1975
288
0394703871
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
This classic biography, first published in 1955, casts the Prussian prime minister and Germany's first chancellor as more of an opportunist than a planner.
$15.00

Lonely Planet Europe

EUR94
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2017
1248
1786571463
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Perfect for planning multi-week itineraries, Lonely Planet's coverage of Europe includes every nation. The full-color guide goes beyond simple highlights and provides reviews, cultural insights, insider tips and over 200 maps.
$26.99

Germany, Benelux, Austria, Czech Republic Map

EUR100
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
2012
1
2067170910
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This handy map shows road and river routes from Amsterdam and Berlin to Prague, Vienna, Munich and Salzburg at a scale of 1:1,000,000.
$12.95

This Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen

GER95
Tadeusz Borowski, Barbara Vedder (Translator), Jan Kott (Introduction)
Penguin
1992
180
0140186247
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A series of uninflected, austere stories, published in Polish after WWII -- and drawn from the author's experiences in Auschwitz and Dachau from 1943 to 1945.
$16.00

Wagner Without Fear, Learning to Love-And Even Enjoy-Opera's Most Demanding Genius

GEN171
William Berger
Vintage Books
1998
464
0375700544
PAPER
Music
0
0
0
0
Berger's delightful guide is invaluable in exploring the exotic world of opera's most controversial composer. Irreverent and readable, it helps to make Wagner accessible to even the greatest of skeptics.
$16.95

Insight Guide Germany

GER100
Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2015
400
1780058357
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A well-illustrated guide to the culture, history and traditions of Germany featuring excellent maps.
$24.99

A Bridge Too Far

WAR21
Cornelius Ryan
Touchstone
1995
670
0684803305
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
War historian Cornelius Ryan chronicles in detailed, readable prose the battle of Arnhem, one of the most important -- and bloodiest -- campaigns in World War II.
$19.99

All Along the Rhine

GER111
Kay Shaw Nelson
Hippocrene Books
2003
211
0781810000
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
Subtitled "Recipes, Wine and Lore from Germany, France, Switzerland, Austria, Liechtenstein and Holland" this tribute to the Rhine Valley complements its history and culture with 130 recipes.
$14.95

Eyewitness Guide Munich & the Bavarian Alps

GER119
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2016
336
1465440194
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This comprehensive, illustrated guide is filled with excellent maps, hundreds of photographs and succinct overviews of history, culture and sightseeing.
$25.00

Berlin Map

GER127
Borch Maps
Borch Maps
2016
2
3866091265
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A laminated, folded map of the city center of Berlin.
$9.95

Richard Strauss and His World

MUS20
Bryan Gilliam
Princeton University Press
1992
444
0691027625
PAPER
Music
0
0
0
0
A collection of scholarly essays compiled for a festival at Bard College, analyzing the composer's music and legacy.
$69.95

The Rhine: An Eco-Biography, 1815-2000

GER130
Mark Cioc, William Cronon (Introduction)
University of Washington Press
2002
263
0295985003
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A scholarly, well-researched environmental history of the Rhine, particularly its role in European economic and German national history over the past 200 years.
$24.95

Durer

GER132
Martin Bailey
Phaidon Press
1995
128
0714833347
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A nicely illustrated overview of the Northern Renaissance artist, his engravings and woodcuts in the Color Library series by Phaidon.
$11.95

Johann Sebastian Bach, The Learned Musician

MUS24
Christoph Wolff
W. W. Norton & Company
2001
624
0393322564
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A detailed and entertaining journey into the life and music of the composer.
$23.95

In a German Pension

GER134
Katherine Mansfield
Trafalgar Square
2003
116
1843910411
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Mansfield's first published work, which pierces the bourgeoisie at a Bavarian spa town in 13 interconnected stories. Frau Fischer, the narrator, is wonderful -- and entertaining.
$13.95

The New Bach Reader

GER137
Hans T. David, Christoph Wolff, Arthur Mendel
W. W. Norton & Company
1999
608
0393319563
PAPER
Music
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive anthology of primary source documents on Bach.
$24.95

A Traveller's Wine Guide to Germany

GER153
Kerry Brady Stewart, Robert Dieth
Interlink Publishing Group
2012
144
1566568935
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A slim, informative and well-illustrated guide to the vineyards, wine cellars and wineries in all 13 wine regions of Germany, invaluable to the independent traveler looking for the best wines.
$24.00

Weimar Culture, The Outsider as Insider

GER156
Peter Gay
W. W. Norton & Company
2001
224
0393322394
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A seminal account of Germany's Weimar Republic (1918-1933) and its vibrant artistic community. First published in 1968, Gay's extended essay covers musical, literary and fine arts traditions and their lasting legacy on the culture of the 20th century.
$15.95

The Agricola and the Germania

EUR182
Tacitus, Harold Mattingly (Translator), S.A. Handford (Translator)
Penguin
2010
121
014045540X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Two texts of classical antiquity by Tacitus. Agricola is a eulogy for his father-in-law, the governor of Roman Britain. Germania is one of the earliest and most extensive account of the early Germanic World
$15.00

German, A Language Map

GER165
Kristine K. Kershul
Bilingual Books
2015
8
1931873801
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
This durable, foldout card gives easy phonetic pronunciation for several hundred of the most commonly-needed words and phrases.
$9.95

Wine Country Europe, Touring, Tasting, And Buying At European Regional Wineries

EUR191
Ornella D'Alessio, Marco Santini
Rizzoli International
2005
324
0847827704
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
Part how-to, part guidebook, part picture book, this charming coffee table treat covers sprawling French vineyards as well as lesser-known hidden treasures in Austria and Hungary.
$35.00

A Time of Gifts

CEU30
Patrick Leigh Fermor
NYRB
2005
384
1590171659
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Fermor effortlessly interweaves anecdote, history and culture in this exuberant account of a walk from Holland, up the Rhine and down the Danube, through Germany, Prague and Austria in 1933. Written not in the moment, but 40 years later, the accumulation of time and experience gives the book particular poignancy.
$16.95

Clara's Grand Tour, Travels With a Rhinoceros in Eighteenth-century Europe

FRN536
Glynis Ridley
Grove Press
2006
240
0802142338
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The entertaining history of an Indian rhinoceros named Clara, who was brought to Europe in 1741 by a Dutch sea captain and toured for seventeen years, to the delight of several heads of state.
$12.00

Royal Flash

EUR194
George MacDonald Fraser
Plume
1995
394
0452261120
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
In this second installment of the adventures of the insufferable, self-serving and altogether entertaining Harry Flashman, the young man-about-town encounters Count Otto Von Bismarck and Lola Montez.
$15.00

A World Lit Only by Fire, The Medieval Mind and the Renaissance: Portrait of an Age

EUR212
William Manchester
Little Brown and Company
1992
320
0316545317
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
In this wide-ranging study, Manchester evokes in vivid detail the great figures and daily life of the 16th century, with information on Henry VIII, Magellan, Borgia, da Vinci and Martin Luther.
$30.00

Selected Works

GER175
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Everyman's Library
2000
1200
0375410449
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
An Everyman edition, including the Sorrows of Young Werther, Elective Affinities, Italian Journey, and Faust
$35.00

Rilke: Poems

GER176
Rainer Maria Rilke
Everyman's Library
1996
225
067945098X
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A pocket poet edition of Rilke's poems in the Everyman's Library pocket poet series.
$14.95

A Traveller's History of Germany

GER187
Robert Cole
Interlink Publishing Group
2004
320
1566565324
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A brief history of Germany through the 1990's -- wide-ranging, accessible and effectively condensed. With a useful chronology and historical gazetteer, this book marches confidently through the centuries.
$14.95

The German Empire, A Short History

GER189
Michael Sturmer
Modern Library
2002
192
0812966201
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A lively short history in the excellent Modern Library Chronicles series, matching writers and subjects.
$17.00

The Wannsee Conference and the Final Solution, A Reconsideration

GER191
Mark Roseman
Picador USA
2003
224
0312422342
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A chilling look at the notorious January, 1942 meeting of Nazi and German leaders, where the plan for the systematic extermination of Jews in Europe and the Soviet Union was revealed.
$19.00

Conscience and Courage, Rescuers of Jews During the Holocaust

GER193
Eva Fogelman
Doubleday
1995
416
0385420285
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Psychologist Eva Fogelman relates stories (both small and large) of individuals who helped shelter and save Jews during World War II.
$18.95

The Last Battle, The Classic History of the Battle for Berlin

GER212
Cornelius Ryan
Simon and Schuster Inc.
1995
576
0684803291
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
From the author of the Longest Day and a Bridge Too Far comes the classic account of the final Allied offensive against the Third Reich.
$20.00

Stones from the River, A Novel

GER213
Ursula Hegi
Touchstone
1997
525
068484477X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Rich in details of daily life in Germany in the first half of the 20th century, this ambitious novel illuminates the impact of Nazism and complicity of townsfolk through the eyes of Trudi Montag, librarian, storyteller and testimony to difference (she's a Zwerg or dwarf).
$16.99

Peeling the Onion

GER221
Gunter Grass
Lightning Source
2008
448
0156035340
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The Nobel Prize-winning novelist recounts his childhood, youth and early life through his move to Paris and publication of The Tin Drum in 1959. He describes his childhood in Danzig, his time in the Waffen SS and as a POW in an American camp.
$24.95

Agent Zigzag, A True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love and Betrayal

SPY37
Ben Macintyre
Crown
2008
364
0307353419
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Macintyre recounts the remarkable exploits of the enigmatic Eddie Chapman, Agent Zigzag, a criminal, con man and philanderer trained by the Nazis as a spy who became a British agent at the heart of the German Secret Service.
$15.00

Handel as Orpheus, Voice and Desire in the Chamber Cantatas

MUS58
Ellen T. Harris
Harvard University Press
2004
488
0674015983
PAPER
Music
0
0
0
0
This acclaimed piece of musical scholarship situates Handel's cantatas in the context of the 18th century homosexual underground.
$32.50

Back Roads Germany

GER276
Inc. Dorling Kindersley
DK Publishing
2017
264
1465457283
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical guide to Germany in 25 scenic drives, each one lasting one to five days. It's packed with color photographs, maps, hotels, detours, restaurants and activities and is ideal for planning a road trip.
$25.00

The Wages of Destruction

GER290
Adam Tooze
Penguin Putnam
2008
799
0143113208
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Tooze provides the clearest picture to date of the Nazi war machine and its undoing in this remarkable economic history of the Third Reich.
$27.00

Frommer's EasyGuide to Germany

GER307
Frommer's
Frommer's
2014
256
1628870648
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
EasyGuides are full of practical, easy to absorb information and emphasize authentic experiences. This lightweight guide highlights important attractions with expert advice on accommodations and meals.
$10.95

Fodor's Berlin

GER308
Fodor's
Fodor's
2014
464
0804142041
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical guide in the popular series, saturated with valuable information on accommodation, shopping, sights, and dining.
$19.99

Essential German

GER309
Living Language
Living Language
2011
0307478521
AUDIO CD
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
A simple, multi-media course which includes a book of 10 lessons, three CDs and access to Living Language’s online Language Lab.
$22.99

How Now Brown Frau

GER310
Merridy Eastman
Independent Publishers Group
2013
316
1741759757
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A poignant, revealing, and hilarious memoir about what happened when a former children's television host and brothel receptionist woke up one morning in Munich four months pregnant, without a word of German under her belt, and surrounded by Bavarians.
$24.95

Berlin, A City for the Future

GER318
Klaus Hartung
White Star
2014
288
8854408492
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
This large-format book celebrates the reconstruction of Berlin after WWII through full-color photos of modern architecture, art and Brandenburg-inspired public parks.
$40.00

Germany, Beyond the Enchanted Forest

GER319
Brian Melican
Interlink Publishing Group
2014
256
1566569680
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This engaging literary anthology presents the work of over 80 North American and British literary travelers who have written about Germany since the 1500s.
$16.00

Leaving Berlin

GER331
Joseph Kanon
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2016
384
1476704651
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This engrossing tale of espionage set in Cold War-era East Berlin follows CIA agent Alex Meier (a Jewish refugee from Germany) as he becomes inveigled in a world of deceit and murder, navigating the very uneasy peace between the world’s preeminent powers.
$16.00

Berlin, 60 Creatives Show You the Best of the City

GER332
Viction Workshop
Gingko Press
2014
132
9881222753
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A hip, colorful pocket guide with an emphasis on the artistic, drawing recommendations from 60 local creatives. Contains helpful travel advice, detailed neighborhood maps and a dust jacket that unfolds into an illustrated map.
$9.95

Rick Steves' Germany

GER333
Rick Steves
Avalon Travel Publishing
2016
943
163121439X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A personal and informative practical guide by the well-regarded travel writer and publisher. Includes suggested day plans and information on where to eat and sleep, as well as plenty of background and historical information.
$25.99

Marco Polo Hamburg

GER340
Marco Polo
Marco Polo
2014
148
3829707533
PAPER
Guidebook
2/28/2014
0
0
0
0
This unique pocket guide is full of insider tips on where to stay, eat, drink, and sight-see. Includes a handy street atlas and a pull-out map.
$9.99

The Collapse, The Accidental Opening of the Berlin Wall

GER345
Mary Elise Sarotte
Hachette
2015
320
0465049907
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
In one of the most surprising histories on the Cold War, Sarotte, a Harvard professor, shows that the Berlin Wall’s collapse was anything but inevitable. In fact, she argues, its main causes were non-violent and accidental.
$16.99

Michelin Green Guide, Germany

GER346
Cynthia C Ochterbeck
Michelin Travel Publications
2017
640
2067216104
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
With its respected star system, the Michelin to Germany guide suggests everything from walking and biking tours to cafes and festivals.
$23.99

Hamburg Crumpled City Map

GER349
Palomar
Crumpled City Maps
2011
1
8890426454
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
Crumpled City maps are soft, yet hard-wearing, waterproof and meant to be creased and crumpled. You can place the area that you're interested in on the palm of your hand to spot street names then just screw it up, stuff it back into its case or your pocket.
$16.95

Marco Polo Travel Handbook Dresden

GER363
Marco Polo
Marco Polo
2015
318
3829768281
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This unique pocket guide is full of itineraries plus insider tips on where to stay, eat, drink and sight-see. Includes a handy street atlas and a high-quality map.
$20.00

Insight Guides Explore Berlin

GER367
Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2016
144
1780056761
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Perfect for the self-guided explorer, this easy-to-use guide to Berlin recommends 14 routes around the city. Each route features trademark Insight coverage of dining, sites, shopping and entertainment plus full-color photographs and a pull-out map.
$12.99

Germany Map

GER368
Marco Polo
Marco Polo
2010
1
3829767196
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
Marco Polo's map of Germany is generously scaled at 1:800,000 to include portions of each neighboring country. The one-sided, color plan features insets of city centers and has rivers clearly marked.
$11.95

The Habsburg Empire, A New History

CEU56
Pieter M. Judson
Harvard University Press
2016
480
0674047761
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
With a fresh approach to the Habsburgs' legacy, this panoramic history revises commonly held perspectives on the empire's effectiveness and its echoes in Europe today.
$35.00

Only In Cologne

GER375
Duncan J. D. Smith
Interlink Publishing Group
2015
232
3950366229
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Featuring Cologne's curious attractions and the stories behind them, this erudite guide in the Only In series is an entertaining read that will surprise travelers and locals alike. With plenty of full-color illustrations.
$22.95

Only In Hamburg

GER376
Duncan J. D. Smith
Interlink Publishing Group
2015
232
3950366210
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Featuring Hamburg's curious attractions and the stories behind them, this erudite guide in the Only In series is an entertaining read that will surprise travelers and locals alike. With plenty of full-color illustrations.
$22.95

Only In Munich

GER377
Duncan J. D. Smith
Interlink Publishing Group
2015
232
3950366202
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Featuring Munich's curious attractions and the stories behind them, this erudite guide in the Only In series is an entertaining read that will surprise travelers and locals alike. With plenty of full-color illustrations.
$22.95

Frommer's Germany

GER380
Stephen Brewer
Frommer's
2016
736
1628873124
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive, practical guide to the region with excellent recommendations for hotels, restaurants and excursions. With two-color maps throughout.
$26.95

Berlin, A Literary Guide for Travellers

GER383
Marcel Krueger, Paul Sullivan
St. Martins
2016
278
1784536423
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
From local authors to classic writers, this literary survey reveals Berlin's powerful imagination and historical personality through literature. Organized by site, with many passages interspersed throughout.
$30.00

Interlink Cultural Guide Frankfurt

GER387
Brian Melican
Interlink Publishing Group
2016
224
1566560829
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This cultural guide uncovers the rich traditions in Frankfurt's art, music, literature, philosophy and more. Often called "A capital without a country," Frankfurt is a major center of European culture and home to many festivals, the writer Goethe and the birthplace of "Eurodance."
$17.00

Lonely Planet Munich City Map

GER394
Lonely Planet Publications
Lonely Planet Publications
2017
1
1786577879
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
Lonely Planet's attractive map of Munich is scaled so that one inch equals 0.1 miles and features sights and a helpful inset of the transit system. Printed on durable, waterproof Tyvek, the map also slips into a protective jacket.
$7.99

The Lighthouse

GER414
Alison Moore
Consortium
2017
192
1771961457
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Futh, a middle-aged, recently separated man heads to Germany for a restorative walking holiday. During his circular walk along the Rhine, he contemplates the formative moments of his childhood. At the end of the week, Futh returns to what he sees as the sanctuary of his hotel, unaware of the events which have been unfolding there in his absence. Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize.
$14.95