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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2001; US$ 13.95
Hailed for its coiled eroticism and the moral claims it makes upon the reader, this mesmerizing novel is a story of love and secrets, horror and compassion, unfolding against the haunted landscape of postwar Germany. When he falls ill on his way home from school, fifteen-year-old Michael Berg is rescued by Hanna, a woman twice his age. In time she... more...
- Orion 2011; US$ 18.13
For 15-year-old Michael Berg, a chance meeting with an older woman leads to far more than he ever imagined. The woman in question is Hanna, and before long they embark on a passionate, clandestine love affair which leaves Michael both euphoric and confused. For Hanna is not all she seems.Years later, as a law student observing a trial in Germany, Michael... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 14.00
As a young man, Gerhard Self served as a Nazi prosecutor. After the war he was barred from the judicial system and so became a private investigator. He has never, however, forgotten his complicity in evil. Hired by a childhood friend, the aging Self searches for a prankish hacker who?s invaded the computer system of a Rhineland chemical plant. But... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2014; US$ 12.95
Are you a word-sleuth? Do you derive great pleasure in punning away an afternoon or tackling the crossword puzzle like a fiend? Does the combination of humor and etymological scholarship make you weak in the knees? If so, this book?s for you. Clever readers (and others too!) will laugh in wonder at examples from well-known wits and infamous wisecracks,... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 46.24
Man nannte ihn den »Napoleon des deutschen Buchhandels«. Johann Friedrich Cotta, ein Jurist mit mathematisch-naturwissenschaftlichem Interesse und Talent, war ein Quereinsteiger: 1787 kaufte er die Tübinger J. G. Cotta`sche Buchhandlung von seinem Vater und machte in wenigen Jahren mit Genie und Tatkraft aus einem provinziellen Universitätsverlag den... more...
- Argo-Navis 2014; US$ 9.99
In 2013 archaeologists in Jamestown, Virginia discovered the grave of a fourteen-year-old girl who had died there 400 years ago. Her bones bore the unmistakable marks of cannibalism: proof that in the terrible "Starving Time" in the winter of 1609-1610, some of the desperate colonists who ate rats, mice, shoe leather to stay alive, also ate human... more...
- Indiana University Press 2003; US$ 39.95
"... a book of striking originality and depth, a brilliant and quite new interpretation of the nature and history of philosophy." -- John Sallis In Broken Hegemonies, the late distinguished philosopher Reiner SchÃ¼rmann offers a radical rethinking of the history of Western philosophy ... more...
- Quercus Publishing 2010; US$ 11.99
It's the year 1260 and the great cathedral - the most ambitious building in all of Christendom - is rising above the streets of Cologne. Far below its soaring spires and flying buttresses, an assassin of unnatural talent surveys his new hunting ground. more...
- Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 95.00
Recent debates have used the concept of ?transnational history? to broaden research on historical subjects that transcend national boundaries and encourage a shift away from official inter-state interactions to institutions, groups, and actors that have been obscured. This approach proves particularly fruitful for the dynamic field of global gender... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 32.95
A study of how critical discourse analysis can elucidate the relationship between language and peace. It argues that language is a factor to be considered, along with social and economic factors, in any examination of the social conditions and institutions preventing the achievement of peace. more...