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France on the Brink

by Jonathan Fenby Arcade (August 05, 2014)

This completely revised and fully updated edition of the book Bill Bryson called “superb” presents a sharply insightful, authoritative portrait of France today as it struggles to live up to its vision of...


The Secrets of the Notebook

by Eve Haas Arcade (October 01, 2013)

“The beautiful owner of this book is dearer to me than my life – August your protector.” This one sentence was the key to a mystery involving some of the greatest and most infamous figures in European...


Children of Nazis

by Tania Crasnianski & Molly Grogan Arcade (February 06, 2018)

In 1940, the German sons and daughters of great Nazi dignitaries Himmler, Göring, Hess, Frank, Bormann, Speer, and Mengele were children of privilege at four, five, or ten years old, surrounded by affectionate,...


Dunkirk

by Julian Thompson Arcade (October 11, 2011)

A gripping account, Dunkirk reveals the British Expeditionary Force’s (BEF) brave stand against the German army and the dramatic rescue of 338,000 British troops from the beaches of Dunkirk in the midst of...


Lieutenant Schreiber's Country

by Andreï Makine Arcade (May 01, 2018)

Jean-Claude Servan-Schreiber enlisted in the French army at the outset of World War II and quickly rose to the rank of lieutenant. Despite his patriotism and courage in defending his country, in which he narrowly...


In Broad Daylight

by Father Patrick Desbois Arcade (January 23, 2018)

How the Murder of More Than Two Million Jews Was Carried Out—In Broad Daylight

Based on a decade of work by Father Patrick Desbois and his team at Yahad–In Unum that has culminated to date in interviews with...


The Essence of Provence

by Pierre Magnan & Richard Seaver Arcade (November 21, 2011)

The extraordinary rags-to-riches tale of Olivier Baussan and the roadside soap stand that became L’Occitane, one of the world’s most successful purveyors of natural fragrances. Founded in 1976 by Olivier...


Long Way Back to the River Kwai

by Loet Velmans Arcade (September 01, 2011)

Loet Velmans was seventeen when the Germans invaded Holland. He and his family fled to London on the Dutch Coast Guard cutter Seaman’s Hope and then sailed to the Dutch East Indies—now Indonesia—where he...


Exile, Writer, Soldier, Spy

by Soledad Fox Maura Arcade (July 10, 2018)

In this gripping, authoritative biography, Soledad Fox Maura reveals the tumultuous true-life story of the Oscar-nominated screenwriter responsible for Z and The War Is Over.

A man of many faces, Jorge Semprún...


Oscar Wilde's Last Stand

by Philip Hoare Arcade (January 17, 2017)

A New York Times Notable Book of the Year that Sir Ian McKellen called “a shocking tale of heroes and villains—illuminating and upsetting in equal measure.”

The first production of Oscar Wilde’s Salomé...


A Gushing Fountain

by Martin Walser & David Dollenmayer Arcade (April 07, 2015)

Appearing for the first time in English, this masterful novel by one of the foremost figures of postwar German literature is an indelible portrait of Nazism slowly overtaking and poisoning a small town. Semi-autobiographical,...