Thommy Ford Reads

A blog by the staff of the Thomas Ford Memorial Library

While You’re Waiting for In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson

The “Holds” list is long for Erik Larson’s In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin. While you’re waiting for that title to become available, perhaps you’d be interested in reading these books:

My Germany: A Jewish Writer Returns to the World his Parents Escaped by Lev Raphael (940.53 RAP)

Explaining Hitler: The Search for the Origins of his Evil by Ron Rosenbaum (943.086 ROS)

The End: The Defiance and Destruction of Hitler’s Germany, 1944-1945 by Ian Kershaw (New 940.5343 KER)

Germans into Nazis by Peter Fritzsche (943.085 FRI)

What We Knew: Terror, Mass Murder, and Everyday Life in Nazi Germany by Eric A. Johnson (943.086 JOH)

Defying Hitler: A Memoir by Sebastian Haffner (943.085 HAF)

My Father’s Country: The Story of a German Family by Wibke Bruhns (943.086 BRU)

The First Family: Terror, Extortion, Revenge, Murder, and the Birth of the American Mafia by Michael Dash (364.106 DAS) Not about Nazi Germany, but describes the rise of another dark element of society, the American Mafia.

–Nancy

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This entry was posted on September 26, 2011 by in History, Lists, Non-Fiction.
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