It seems everyone online is writing their best books of 2012 list and I hope that electronic babel of voices won’t water down my saying that The Auschwitz Volunteer is the best book I read in 2012. If you’re a… Read More ›
In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler’s BerlinErik LarsonCrown Books, May 2011ISBN: 978-0-307-40884-6464 pages [FTC disclosure: I read an uncorrected proof that I requested from the publisher] Like millions of other readers out there,… Read More ›
Reading this masterful novel was both painful and exhausting. Every Man Dies Alone is the story of what it was like to live in Berlin in the early 1940s. Written by someone who lived through it, the novel shows how everyone suffered under the political system of Nazi rule.