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Between the Woods and the Water

CEU31
Patrick Leigh Fermor
NYRB
2005
320
1590171667
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
In this sequel to A Time of Gifts (CEU30), Leigh Fermor's classic account of his adventure on foot to Constantinople in 1933, Paddy relates his youthful travels in Hungary and Romania, culminating with his arrival at the Iron Gates on the Danube.
$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

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

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

Vienna Map

AST31
Borch Maps
Borch Maps
2012
2
3866095430
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A handy laminated map of the city center at a scale of 1:11,000.
$9.95

Bradt Guide Budapest

HGR59
Adrian Phillips
Bradt Publications
2012
400
1841623881
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical city guide in the popular British series.
$19.99

Bradt Guide Serbia

BLK67
Laurence Mitchell
Bradt Publications
2013
384
1841624632
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical guide in the popular series with good information on transportation, historical sites, and accommodations, with an extended section on Belgrade, the capital city, and a separate chapter on Kosovo.
$25.99

Eyewitness Guide Vienna

AST01
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2016
288
1465440518
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Take along this handy, compact guide featuring history, culture, color photography and excellent neighborhood maps.
$23.00

Food Wine Budapest

HGR57
Carolyn Banfalvi
Little Bookroom
2007
343
1892145561
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This practical guide to Hungarian cuisine includes essential vocabulary lists, trips to the wine regions, restaurant reviews and good descriptions of typical dishes.
$24.95

Wallpaper City Guide Basel

SWZ53
Wallpaper Magazine Editors
Phaidon Press
2015
128
071487034X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This sleek city guide focuses on art, design and architecture, with recommendations on where to eat, sleep and drink, as well as featured neighborhood and local shopping destinations all conveniently marked in tabbed sections.
$11.95

Wallpaper City Guide Strasbourg

FRA07
Wallpaper City Guides
Phaidon Press
2012
128
0714862975
PAPER
Guidebook
3/5/2012
0
0
0
0
This pocket guide highlights all that is stylish about the French city that hosts Europe’s parliament.
$9.95

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

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

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

A Nervous Splendor, Vienna 1888-1889

AST16
Frederic Morton
Viking
1980
340
014005667X
PAPER
History
1
0
0
0
A portrait of Vienna at the end of the 19th century, this book focuses on Crown Prince Rudolph, his devastating suicide and the rich texture of gossip and daily life at the Habsburg Court.
$17.00

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

EUR06
William Manchester
Little Brown and Company
1993
336
0316545562
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Organized into sections on the Renaissance, Reformation and Discovery, Manchester's popular history evokes in vivid detail the great figures and daily life of the 16th century, including Henry VIII, Magellan, Borgia, da Vinci and Martin Luther.
$16.00

Belgrade, A Cultural History

BLK131
David Norris
Oxford University Press
2008
256
0195376099
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An illuminating tour of the ancient city, its many influences, traditions and culture.
$19.95

Danube

EUR58
Claudio Magris
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2008
416
0374522456
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
1
0
0
Mixing history, personalities and literature, Magris traces the course of the Danube from its source in the heart of the Austro-Hungarian Empire through the Balkans to the Black Sea in this anything but conventional travelogue, first published in 1986.
$17.00

Economic and Social History of Medieval Europe

EUR18
Henri Pirenne
Harvest Books
1956
224
0156275333
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Pirenne, an important economic historian, traces the economic and social development of Western Europe from the end of the Roman Empire to the middle of the 15th century in this classic book, first published in 1936.
$15.95

La Place de la Concorde Suisse

SWZ14
John McPhee
Noonday Press
1994
150
0374519323
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
McPhee deploys his usual insight and wonderful prose on the phenomenon of the Swiss army, presenting an irreverent portrait of Switzerland and the Swiss mindset.
$16.00

The Austrians, A Thousand-Year Odyssey

AST10
Gordon Brook-Shepherd
Hachette
2003
512
0786711027
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Detailed, impressively researched and readable, this book is a wide-ranging narrative history of the last 1,000 years of Austria and the Austrian character.
$23.00

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, 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

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

The Thirty Years' War

EUR115
Geoffrey Parker (Editor)
Routledge
1997
316
0415128838
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A scholarly history of the major European conflict of the 17th century. Among the outcomes were the annexation of Alsace by France, the annexation of Pomerania by Sweden and the legalization of Calvinism in Germany.
$45.95

Why Switzerland?

SWZ04
Jonathan Steinberg
Cambridge University Press
2015
400
0521709555
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A masterly overview of the idiosyncrasies of Switzerland, its history, language, politics and identity as a naysayer at the center of Europe.
$39.99

Baroque and Rococo Art

EUR53
Germain Bazin
Thames & Hudson
1985
288
0500200181
PAPER
Art & Architecture
1/1/2112
0
0
0
0
An excellent illustrated survey of Baroque and Rococo art and architecture, this volume in the acclaimed "World of Art" series is a good companion to the golden age of Middle Europe.
$21.95

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
$16.95

A Tramp Abroad

EUR78
Mark Twain, David Eggers (Introduction), Kerry Driscoll (Introduction)
Random House
2003
400
0812970039
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Written 11 years after Innocents Abroad, this is Twain's second foray into European travel. Filled with his characteristic wit and humorous observations, it documents his journeys through Germany, Switzerland, France and Italy. Now with an introduction by Dave Eggers.
$17.00

Ludwig II of Bavaria, The Swan King

GER27
Christopher McIntosh
St. Martins
2012
331
1848858477
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
This lively biography of King Ludwig II, builder of the wild castles of Bavaria, chronicles in fascinating detail Ludwig's rise to the throne at age 18, his devotion to music and architecture and his death under questionable circumstances at the age of 41.
$29.50

The Improbable Voyage

EUR156
Tristan Jones
Sheridan House
1998
332
1574090623
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Jones, an inveterate Welsh sailor, adventurer and storyteller, channels Eastern Europe circa 1985 in his tale of a tough voyage along the Rhine and Danube to the Black Sea.
$16.50

Great Norse, Celtic and Teutonic Legends

EUR225
Wilhelm Wagner
Dover Publications
2004
272
0486434893
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A collection of epic tales from the Teutonic Middle Ages, originally published in 1907. It includes the Rhine legend of Lohengrin.
$10.95

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 Night Manager

SWZ06
John Le Carre
Ballantine Books
2017
480
1524796956
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This best-selling, post-Cold War thriller about ruthless arms dealers in Geneva is a gripping read. Carrying on the great Le Carre tradition of espionage, a man who essentially gave up living after a tremendous failure is given a costly shot at redemption.
$16.00

Vienna, A Traveler's Literary Companion

AST94
Donald Daviau
Whereabouts Press
2008
256
1883513103
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
Organized by neighborhood, these 15 alluring tales introduce both the city and its writers, including Arthur Schnitzler, Robert Musil, Stefan Zweig and even Franz Kafka, who had a long and complicated association with the city.
$14.95

Birds of Europe

FG47
Lars Svensson
Princeton University Press
2010
416
0691143927
PAPER
Field Guide
0
1
0
0
Featuring 3,500 glorious paintings by Killian Mullarney and Dan Zetterstrom, the second edition of this exquisite guide features updated text and maps.
$29.95

For Kids

Hans Brinker or The Silver Skates

NTH40
Mary Mapes Dodge
Aladdin Books
2002
256
0689849095
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
The beloved 1865 children's book, exhaustive in its detail of daily life in 19th-century Holland. The impoverished Brinker children yearn for a pair of silver skates, but they must make do with skates of wood -- unless Hans can win the annual skating competition.
$17.95

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

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The Food of France

FRN17
Waverly Root
Vintage Books
1992
450
0679738975
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
An evocative and beautifully written survey of French food. First published in 1958 and revised in the mid-1970s, the book covers the important regions of French cuisine by dividing them into domains of Butter (northern France), Fat (Alsace) and Oil (the south).
$18.00

The Age of the Cathedrals, Art and Society 980-1420

EUR01
Georges Duby
University of Chicago Press
1983
320
0226167704
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
French scholar Duby, writing very accessibly, describes both the great cathedrals and the philosophical, religious, and political climate that enabled them to be built in this classic.
$28.00

Scrambles Amongst the Alps: In the Years 1860-69

ALP02
Edward Whymper
National Geographic
2002
320
0792269233
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
Edward Whymper’s classic account of Victorian-era mountaineering captures the geography, beauty and allure of the Alps.
$16.00

Mozart, A Life

AST06
Maynard Solomon
HarperCollins Publishers
2006
640
0060883448
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Solomon's celebrated biography tears down the "eternal child" Mozart myth, bringing to life the psychological depth of the musical genius. The book also illustrates life in 18th-century Salzburg.
$22.95

Vincent Van Gogh, The Passionate Eye

FRN29
Pascal Bonafoux
Thames & Hudson UK
1992
175
0500300143
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
From Paris to Asnieres, Amsterdam and Provence, this jewel of a book traces the life and art of Vincent Van Gogh, the spirited, self-destructive painter who celebrated the south of France. Engaging, compact and illustrated with hundreds of photographs.
$15.95

Alps Map

ALP07
Freytag & Berndt
Freytag & Berndt
2010
2
3850842274
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This regional map (1:500,000), centered on the Alps, includes portions of Austria, Slovenia, Italy, Switzerland, Germany and France.
$14.95

Germany Adventure Map

GER07
National Geographic
National Geographic Maps
2012
2
156695603X
MAP
Reference
1
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

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

Germany in the High Middle Ages, 1050-1200

GER31
Horst Fuhrmann
Cambridge University Press
1992
209
0521319803
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A masterly survey of German development through the first three crusades and the rise of the kingdom of Germany.
$49.99

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

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 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

Klimt

AST12
Frank Whitford
Thames & Hudson
1990
216
050020246X
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
This superb volume in the acclaimed "World of Art" series is fully illustrated with 159 photos and drawings along with 29 large, full-color plates of Gustav Klimt's major works: paintings, interior design and graphic art.
$18.95

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 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

Central Europe Map

EUR12
Freytag & Berndt
Freytag & Berndt
2010
1
3850842169
MAP
Reference
1/0/1900
1
0
0
0
This colorful regional European map, like the sister map Europe Grand Tour (EUR185), covers from Paris and Amsterdam to Vienna, Prague, Warsaw, Budapest, Rome and Dubrovnik.
$14.95

The Autumn of the Middle Ages

EUR17
Johan Huizinga
University of Chicago Press
1997
467
0226359948
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A pioneering work of social and cultural history, this well-translated classic of 1924 is a richly detailed portrait of life, thought and art in 14th- and 15th-century France and the Netherlands.
$32.00

Cathedral, The Story of its Construction

EUR24
David MacAulay
Houghton Mifflin Company
1981
77
0395175135
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
In this illuminating book for middle readers, master draughtsman MacAulay presents text and innovative drawings that detail the planning and construction of a 13th-century Gothic cathedral. It's a masterpiece.
$11.99

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

Michelin Map Germany: Mideast 544

GER28
Michelin
Michelin Travel Publications
2013
2067186132
PAPER
0
0
0
0
A detailed map of the Eastern part of Germany, from Berlin to the Czech Republic, at a scale of 1:300,000.
$11.95

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

Schubert's Vienna

AST18
Raymond Erickson (Editor)
Yale University Press
1997
304
0300070802
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
A scholarly view of Vienna at the end of the 18th century and the beginning of the 19th with essays by a variety of contributors on Viennese politics, social issues, culture, and, of course, music. With 160 well integrated illustrations.
$45.00

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

The Innocent

GER43
Ian McEwan
Doubleday
1998
256
0385494335
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A reluctant British spy, an everyman caught up in espionage, a startling affair -- and murder, all set in circa 1950s Berlin.
$16.00

Berlin Noir

GER47
Philip Kerr
Penguin Putnam
1994
834
0140231706
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A trio of novels (March Violets, The Pale Criminal, A German Requiem) that follow the fate of detective Bernie Gunther as he tries to make a living in Nazi Germany.
$24.00

Michelin Germany Southeast Map

GER48
Michelin
Michelin Travel Publications
2013
2
2067186159
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
In this regional color map, Michelin covers Bavaria with Frankfurt, Munich and Nurnberg, plus surrounding portions of Austria (Salzburg and the Tyrolean Alps) at a scale of 1:375,000.
$11.95

Schindler's List

GER51
Thomas Keneally
Simon and Schuster Inc.
1993
400
0671880314
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A landmark in literature about the Holocaust, this is the compelling story of the transformation of a Nazi tycoon and his rescue of 1,300 Jews from the concentration camps near Plaszow.
$16.00

Cadogan Guide Bavaria

GER52
Rod Bolt
Cadogan Books
2010
244
1566568129
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact travel guide to Bavaria, Franconia and the Romantic Road. It offers a good overview of the culture and history of the region and detailed travel information on sites and attractions.
$21.95

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

Solo Faces

ALP14
James Salter
North Point Press
1998
218
0865473218
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The story of an American climber who, dissatisfied with his everyday life, travels to the Alps of southern France to tackle mountain peaks. The prose is glorious and the mountain-climbing scenes are as vivid as they get. Much of the action takes place in and around Chamonix.
$15.00

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

Martin Luther, The Christian Between God and Death

GER63
Richard Marius
Belknap Press
2000
576
067400387X
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A provocative biography of the German religious reformer focusing on the contradictions, passions and personality of the man and his ideas (including his preoccupation with death and authority).
$29.00

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

Netherlands Map

NTH24
Hallwag
Hallwag
2009
2
3828300332
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed map of the Netherlands at a very nice scale of 1:200,000.
$15.95

Rough Guide Germany

GER65
Rough Guide
Rough Guides
2015
912
1409369102
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive guide to Germany in the literate, infomative Rough Guide style.
$24.99

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

The Reader

GER68
Bernhard Schlink, Carol Brown Janeway (Translator)
Vintage Books
1999
218
0375707972
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The story of a man who discovers a terrible secret about his past lover who he finds as a defendant at a trial about Germany's Nazi past.
$15.99

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

Elizabeth and Her German Garden

GER72
Elizabeth Von Arnim
Trafalgar Square
2001
208
1844083497
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The gently satirical, light-hearted first book by English novelist Von Arnim tells of daily life on a Pomeranian estate. Originally published in 1898, it's an intimate, semi-autobiographical account in the form of a diary.
$15.95

The Man Without Qualities, Volume One

AST37
Robert Musil, Sophie Wilkins (Translator), Burton Pike (Editor)
Random House
1996
752
0679767878
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The first volume in Austrian author Robert Musil's epic masterpiece, set just before World War I in Vienna. Called an "intellectual event of singular importance," the novel sets Musil on par with the greatest writers of his generation. It's the story of a former soldier who finds himself at the center of the crumbling Austro-Hungarian Empire.
$23.00

The Man Without Qualities: Volume II, Into the Millennium and from the Posthumous Papers

AST38
Robert Musil, Sophie Wilkins (Translator), Burton Pike (Editor)
Random House
1996
0679768025
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The second and final volume in Musil's epic masterpiece.
$27.50

Berlin

GER73
David Large
Hachette
2001
608
046502632X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An engaging, textured history of modern Berlin, from German Unification to 1989. Every bit as fascinating, vibrant and colorful as the great German metropolis itself. David Large is professor of German history at Montana State University.
$32.50

Art and Society in the Middle Ages

EUR85
Georges Duby
John Wiley & Sons Inc.
2000
128
0745621740
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A study of the relationship between the production of art and the nature of Medieval society.
$30.55

Killing Dragons, The Conquest of the Alps

ALP16
Fergus Fleming
Grove Press
2001
398
0802138675
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
Fleming spins lively tales of man against nature in this entertaining history of the eccentrics, adventurers and publicity-hounds who sought to conquer the Alps, including Whymper and his first ascent of the Matterhorn 150 years ago.
$14.00

Germany from Partition to Reunification

GER79
Henry Ashby Turner, David Young
Yale University Press
1992
269
0300053479
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An introduction to the political history of post-World War II Germany.
$27.00

Lola Montez, A Life

EUR89
Bruce Seymour
Yale University Press
1998
480
0300074395
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The life of the King Ludwig I's powerful paramour, whose influence may have led to the 1848 revolution in Bavaria.
$45.00

Mozart

AST43
Peter Gay
Penguin Putnam
2006
177
0670882380
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
This concise, entertaining portrait delves into Mozart's complex relationship with his father, his daunting role as a child prodigy and his exploration of new musical territory.
$15.00

Medieval Art

EUR91
Marilyn Stokstad
Perseus
2004
446
0813341140
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive survey of medieval art throughout Europe.
$80.00

The Kaiser and His Times

GER83
Michael Balfour
W. W. Norton & Company
1972
531
0393006611
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An eminently readable biography of William II, with a moderately pro-English bias.
$25.00

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

Effi Briest

GER87
Theodor Fontane, Peter Demetz (Editor)
Penguin
2001
228
0140447660
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The sad tale of Effit Briest and her fall from Brandenburg society.
$16.00

I Will Bear Witness: A Diary of the Nazi Years, 1933-1941, Vol. 1

GER88
Victor Klemperer
Modern Library
1999
519
0375753788
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The diaries of a Jewish professor of Romance languages in Dresden who lost his position under the Nazis but managed to survive the war. The second volume in the two-volume series is also available (GER89).
$18.00

I Will Bear Witness: A Diary of the Nazi Years, 1941-1945, Vol. 2

GER89
Victor Klemperer
Modern Library
2001
556
0375756973
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The diaries of a Dresden professor of Roman languages who, being Jewish, lost his position under the Nazis but managed to survive the war in Dresden. The first volume in the two-volume series is also available (GER88).
$20.00

Three Comrades

GER90
Erich Maria Remarque
Ballantine Books
1998
480
0449912426
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This novel of three World War I veterans is an excellent portrait of Berlin in 1928, written by the author of "All Quiet on the Western Front."
$25.00

Lonely Planet Europe

EUR94
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2015
1248
1743214693
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.
$29.99

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

Making of the Middle Ages

EUR105
Richard W. Southern
Yale University Press
1953
0300002300
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A classic history of 10th to 13th century Europe, covering culture, politics and major personalites.
$25.00

Amsterdam Map

NTH36
Borch Maps
Borch Maps
2016
2
3866095775
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A laminated, folded map of the city center, at a scale of 1:11,000.
$9.95

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

The Beer Drinker's Guide to Munich

GER101
Heather Hawthorne, Larry Hawthorne
Independent Publishers Group
2015
252
0962855545
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical guide to the beer halls and beer gardens of Munich. Seventh edition.
$19.95

Lonely Planet Germany

GER102
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
816
174321023X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive guide in the Lonely Planet style featuring maps, background detail on the country and culture -- and practical information for the traveler.
$27.99

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

Beneath the Wheel

GER105
Hermann Hesse
Picador USA
1989
187
031242230X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A short novel, set in a village in the Black Forest not unlike where Hesse was born.
$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

Nuremberg Map

GER107
Freytag & Berndt
Freytag & Berndt
2012
1
3707912213
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A folded, laminated map of the city center of Nuremberg.
$12.95

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

A Dark and Bloody Ground, The Hurtgen Forest and the Roer River Dams, 1944-1945

WAR26
Edward G. Miller
Texas A&M University Press
2003
250
0890966265
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The well-documented story of battles in the Hurtgen Forest.
$22.95

Children of the Holocaust

GER110
Arnold Lustig
Northwestern
1995
516
0810112795
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Lustig's faith in the power of the individual is at the center of these two story collections and the novel, Darkness Casts No Shadow, intended by the Czech writer as one work,
$24.00

Hildegard of Bingen, 1098-1179: A Visionary Life

GER115
Sabina Flanagan
Routledge
1998
256
0415185513
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The standard biography of Hildegard of Bingen.
$40.95

Chronicles

EUR128
Jean Froissart, Geoffrey Brereton (Translator)
Penguin
1978
0140442006
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The classic account Europe at the eve of the Dark Ages.
$18.00

Konrad Adenauer, The Father of the New Germany

GER117
Charles Williams
John Wiley & Son
2001
624
0471407372
HARD COVER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A biography of Konrad Adenauer, comprehensive and multifaceted.
$63.99

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

A History of Fascism, 1914-1945

EUR132
Stanley G. Payne
University of Wisconsin Press
1996
628
0299148742
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A scholarly, comprehensive history with a focus on Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany.
$35.00

The World Must Know, The History of the Holocaust As Told in the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

EUR133
Michael Berenbaum
Little Brown and Company
2005
250
080188358X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A powerfully illustrated history from the U.S. Holocaust Museum.
$29.95

New Poems (Bilingual Edition)

GER121
Rainer Maria Rilke, Edward Snow (Translator)
Northwestern
2001
320
0865476128
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Poems written from 1907-1098, representing a stylistic shift for Rilke.
$16.00

The Book of Images

GER122
Rainer Maria Rilke, Edward Snow (Translator)
North Point Press
1994
280
086547477X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Poems and lyrics from Rilke during his most emotional and impressionistic period (1902-1906), ably translated by Edward Snow and presented in bilingual format on facing pages.
$17.00

The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge

GER123
Michael Hulse, Rainer Maria Rilke
Penguin Putnam
2009
208
0141182210
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A poetic and loosely structured series of meditations on the difficulties of living abroad.
$15.00

Rick Steves' German Phrase Book & Dictionary

GER125
Rick Steves
Avalon Travel Publishing
2013
438
1612382037
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
An extensive phrase book with phrases and key words helpful for the traveler in just about every situation. Includes both a German-English dictionary and an English-German dictionary as well as helpful travel information.
$12.99

Eichmann in Jerusalem, A Report on the Banality of Evil

GEN255
Hannah Arendt
Penguin Putnam
2006
312
0143039881
PAPER
Religion
0
0
0
0
A provocative, challenging account of the trial of the Nazi leader, which originally appeared in the New Yorker in 1963. This Penguin Classics edition includes Arendt's response to the controversy the book generated.
$17.00

Hitler's Thirty Days to Power, January 1933

GER126
Henry Ashby Turner
Addison-Wesley
1997
155
0201328003
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An examination of the appointment of Hitler as German chancellor.
$16.00

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

The Eastern Front, 1914-1917

WAR76
Norman Stone
Penguin Putnam
2000
384
0140267255
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A classic study of Russia's contribution to WWI.
$20.75

Yanks, The Epic Story of the American Army in World War I

WAR78
Joanne Thompson Eisenhower, John S.D. Eisenhower
Touchstone
2002
368
0743223853
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Eisenhower reconsiders the role of American involvement in WWI, arguing that General Pershing and the men of the AEF were responsible for turning the tide of war towards victory.
$23.95

America's Great War, World War I and the American Experience

WAR82
Robert H. Zieger
Rowman & Littlefield
2001
275
0847696456
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A study of how America's future was profoundly shaped by its involvement in WWI.
$37.00

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

Michelin Map Germany: Southwest 545

GER129
Michelin
Michelin Travel Publications
2008
2067134043
PAPER
0
0
0
0
A traveler's map of southwestern Germany, covering the western part of Bavaria, at a scale of 1:300,000.
$12.95

Germany, A New History

GER131
Hagen Schulze, Deborah Lucas (Translator)
Harvard University Press
2001
356
0674005457
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An accessible, nicely illusrtated brief history.
$30.00

The Sons: The Judgement, the Stoker, the Metamorphosis, and Letter to His Father

CEU18
Franz Kafka
Schocken Books
1989
192
0805208860
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A trio of Kafka's well-known short tales of family tragedy along with a letter to his own father.
$12.95

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

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

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

The Sorrows of Young Werther

GER140
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Vintage Books
1990
224
0679729518
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Goethe's tragic, philosophical novel was a sensation in its day.
$11.00

The Bells in Their Silence, Travels through Germany

GER142
Michael Gorra
Princeton University Press
2006
232
0691126178
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A reflection on a year in Germany, literary and finely tuned to culture, stereotype and self. The book is a rather mystifying mix of observation, literary analysis and philosophical musing.
$32.95

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

Lonely Planet Munich, Bavaria & the Black Forest

GER150
Andrea Schulte-Peevers
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
320
1743211058
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This practical guide to Bavaria and the Romantic Road includes maps, an overview of culture and history, and a good deal of nuts-and-bolts information on getting around and sightseeing.
$21.99

German English Bilingual Visual Dictionary

GER162
DK Publishing
DK Publishing
2005
360
0756612950
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
With thousands of neatly arranged color photographs, this compact book is impressively comprehensive, covering everything from the basics of die Schule (school) to the vocabulary of der Augenoptiker (optometrist).
$14.95

Here Is Where We Meet

EUR189
John Berger
Vintage Books
2006
256
1400079330
PAPER
Literature
8/9/2005
0
0
0
0
This reflective novel weaves a portrait of several European countries through encounters with the dead -- from the narrator's mother, whom he discovers on a park bench in Lisbon, to a childhood friend wandering a market in Krakow.
$16.00

The Gothic Enterprise, A Guide to Understanding the Medieval Cathedral

EUR190
Robert A. Scott
University of California Press
2005
294
0520246802
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
An enthusiast, Scott delves into the history, design, architecture and wonder of Europe's medieval cathedrals and great Abbey churches.
$26.95

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

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

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

Short Stories in German, Erzahlungen Auf Deutsch

GER178
Ernst Zillekens (Editor)
Penguin Putnam
2003
187
0140265422
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
These modern tales in the bilingual series of Penguin Parallel Texts make for good reading in any language.
$16.00