Books

Unsuccessful search for Hitler's humanity

May 6, 2016

Hitler: Volume 1:Ascent 1889-1939
By Volker Ullrich
Bodley Head, £25
Reviewed by Ben Barkow

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Guide to a male man

By Simon Round, May 6, 2016

For all the many books written in the past 40 years about what it means to be a woman, there have been comparatively few about the nature of masculinity. Some might even feel that a studied contemplation of what it means to be a man is itself unmanly.

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Review: Shtum

By Madeleine Kingsley, May 4, 2016

By Jem Lester
Orion, £13.99

"Silence," wrote Euripides, "is true wisdom's best reply." But the best lies buried deep in Jem Lester's debut novel - about a boy, the profoundly autistic Jonah aged 10, and his flawed, beleaguered father, Ben Jewell .

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Review: Within the Walls

By David Herman, May 4, 2016

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Paving a feminist path

By Sipora Levy, May 4, 2016

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Too dizzy for Dizzy

By Geoffrey Alderman, April 22, 2016

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Review: Asylum

By Monica Porter, April 22, 2016

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A memorial to my family's endurance

By Karen Millie-James, April 21, 2016

My first novel, The Shadows Behind Her Smile, has recently been published. I'm not a novelist but a successful businesswoman and, like others of my age, I am among the first generation of Jews who were not forced to survive against oppression and prejudice.

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Memorable in the end

By Anne Garvey, April 15, 2016

Danny Scheinmann's The Half Life of Joshua Jones produced by John Mitchinson's Unbound imprimatur (£14.99) with a huge list of crowd-funding contributors, is the follow up to the author's best-selling Random Acts of Heroic Love, which, described by one reviewer as a five-star title, was translated into 21 languages.

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