Thursday, June 1, 2017

Top ten books about Weimar and Nazi Berlin

Chris Petit's latest novel is The Butchers of Berlin. One of the author's ten top books about Weimar and Nazi Berlin, as shared at the Guardian:
Laughter in the Dark by Vladimir Nabokov

Nabokov lays his story out in his first paragraph. “Once upon a time there lived in Berlin, Germany, a man called Albinus. He was rich, respectable, happy; one day he abandoned his wife for the sake of a youthful mistress; he loved; was not loved; and his life ended in disaster.”
Read about the other books on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue