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The BookWag List 10: 10 Books to Buy/Beg/Borrow and Read This Week

May 24, 2013
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The BookWag List 10: 10 Books to Buy/Beg/Borrow and Read This Week

As we head into the weekend, here is our selection of some super reading that will see you not just through the weekend, but the days that follow as well. The Dante Club by Matthew Pearl Dan Brown’s Inferno might be setting sales records, but if you ask us for our favourite mystery around Dante’s…

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Book Review: The Best Book on Hitler. Period.

May 5, 2013
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Book Review: The Best Book on Hitler. Period.

There have been dozens of books written about Adolf Hitler. Unfortunately, not all of them are readable. Don’t get us wrong – we admire the scholarly efforts of some of the best historians in the world and their efforts to give us a glimpse into the mind of one of the most fascinating characters of…

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Seven books on the death of Adolf Hitler

April 23, 2013
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Seven books on the death of Adolf Hitler

Did he commit suicide? Did he escape from Germany to Argentina? Did he actually have a special bunker made for himself in Antarctica? The theories surrounding the last days of Adolf Hitler are numerous. As are the books written about them. Some have been praised, some reviled. Some are readable, others less so (Hitler on…

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Book Review: Compelling Plot, Dry Narration

April 22, 2013
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Book Review: Compelling Plot, Dry Narration

So, did Adolf Hitler actually die in the bunker in Berlin in 1945 or was he able to escape? That is a question that has been raised a few times, but any theories that imply that Der Fuhrer actually got away have been moved to the “crackpot conspiracy theory” category by “experts.” However, we think…

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The BookWag List 7: 10 Books to Buy/Beg/Borrow and Read This Week

April 19, 2013
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The BookWag List 7: 10 Books to Buy/Beg/Borrow and Read This Week

And it is Friday again – the day when we come out with our list of ten books that are worth reading. As ever, our list is driven purely by readability – we are talking about books that entertain the reader. There are no confinements of time, author or genre here – if we think…

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The BookWag List 4: 10 Books to Buy/Beg/Borrow and Read This Week

March 22, 2013
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Road of Bones

1. Road of Bones by Fergal Keane When it comes to great battles of the Second World War, most people tend to focus on the likes of Dunkirk, Okinawa and Kursk. What not too many people know is that one of the most bloody battles of the conflict was actually fought in Kohima in 1944, over control…

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