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- The Doubleday Religious Publishing Group 2006; US$ 19.00
John Cornwell evokes a vanished time and way of life in this moving and, at times, troubling memoir of an adolescence spent in the isolated all-male world of the seminary. Born into a destitute family with a dominating Irish-Catholic mother and an absconding father during World War II in London, John Cornwell's childhood was deeply dysfunctional.... more...
- Penguin Group US 2004; US$ 14.99
An eye-opening account of the rise of science in Germany through to Hitler?s regime, and the frightening Nazi experiments that occurred during the Reich A shocking account of Nazi science, and a compelling look at the the dramatic rise of German science in the nineteenth century, its preeminence in the early twentieth, and the frightening... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 34.99
Our lives, states of health, relationships, behaviour, experiences of the natural world, and the technologies that shape our contemporary existence are subject to a superfluity of competing, multi-faceted and sometimes incompatible explanations. Widespread confusion about the nature of 'explanation' and its scope and limits pervades popular... more...
- Profile Books 2014; US$ 19.98
Would you tell your deepest secrets to a relative stranger? And if you did, would you feel vulnerable? Cleansed? Or perhaps even worse than you did before? Confession has always performed a complex role in society, always created mixed feelings in its practitioners. As an acknowledgement of sinfulness, it can provide immense psychological... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2013; Not Available
In a rich and fascinating history John Cornwell tells the epic story of Germany's scientists from the First World War to the collapse of Hitler's Reich. He shows how Germany became the world's Mecca for inventive genius, taking the lion's share of Nobel awards, before Hitler's regime hijacked science for wars of conquest and genocidal racism. Cornwell... more...
- Penguin Group US 2000; US$ 17.00
The ?explosive? ( The New York Times ) bestseller?now with a new introduction by the author When Hitler?s Pope , the shocking story of Pope Pius XII that ?redefined the history of the twentieth century? ( The Washington Post ) was originally published, it sparked a firestorm of controversy both inside and outside the Catholic Church. Now,... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2005; Not Available
The Late John Paul II was portrayed by admirers as one of history's great popes. But in The Pope in Winter, leading Vatican expert John Cornwell seriously questions the workings of his papacy and points to fundamental flaws - exacerbated by age and infirmity - that have alarming consequences for both the Catholic Church's future and John Paul II's... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2010; Not Available
One of the most extraordinary memoirs of recent years, the acclaimed writer John Cornwell has finally written his own story, and the story of a choice he had to make between the Church and a life lived outside its confines. more...