The German War: A Nation Under Arms, 1939–1945, by Nicholas Stargardt @NYJB

“The German War” is an important scholarly achievement in the field of modern German history, and it is written with an epic narrative sweep. Continue reading The German War: A Nation Under Arms, 1939–1945, by Nicholas Stargardt @NYJB

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After Hitler: The Last Ten Days of World War II in Europe, by Michael Jones @ NYJB

“After Hitler” by Michael Jones is “a brilliant exploration of the final days of the European theater, valuable in its military analysis and generous use of eyewitness accounts.” Continue reading After Hitler: The Last Ten Days of World War II in Europe, by Michael Jones @ NYJB

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Translation Tuesdays: The Curious Case of Dassoukine’s Trousers, by Fouad Laroui @ NYJB

Fouad Laroui casts his eye on Morocco’s dour political legacy with the scalpel-like precision of a social satirist. Continue reading Translation Tuesdays: The Curious Case of Dassoukine’s Trousers, by Fouad Laroui @ NYJB

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CCLaP Fridays: Voltaire’s Excellent Adventure: The Broken Boarder: Gatsby, Booze, and Hot Philosopher Action! By Martin D. Gibbs and Arthur Graham

This week I review a rollicking metafictional postmodernist romp that involves philosophy, drinking, and squirrels. Continue reading CCLaP Fridays: Voltaire’s Excellent Adventure: The Broken Boarder: Gatsby, Booze, and Hot Philosopher Action! By Martin D. Gibbs and Arthur Graham

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