World War II Spotlight (12/15/20)

Today we’re spotlighting World War II in fiction and nonfiction with a hearting-pounding story of a Jewish detective searching for a serial killer in war-torn Berlin and a look at monuments around the world commemorating World War II and what they say about us today.

GERMANIA: A Novel of Nazi Berlin by Harald Gilbers

“What would it be like for a Jewish detective to work for the Nazis on a serial killer case? That’s the intriguing premise of Gilbers’s stellar debut, which won the Glauser Prize for the best German crime novel.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review

PRISONERS OF HISTORY: What Monuments to World War II Tell Us About Our History and Ourselves by Keith Lowe

“Historian Lowe (SAVAGE CONTINENT) examines WWII monuments around the world in this thought-provoking survey…The result is a perceptive and persuasive call for remembering the tragedies and triumphs of the past.”–Publishers Weekly

GERMANIA: A Novel of Nazi Berlin by Harald Gilbers; 9781250246936; available now.
PRISONERS OF HISTORY: What Monuments to World War II Tell Us About Our History and Ourselves by Keith Lowe; 9781250235022; available now.

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