Prague, A Traveler's Literary Companion
This anthology of 24 vivid stories by Czech writers, both contemporary and well-known, brings the city, history, spirit and people to life.
Dresden: Tuesday, February 13, 1945
A re-evaluation of the Allied firebombing of Dresden, one of the most destructive, and still controversial, air campaigns of WWII.
Prague in Black and Gold, Scenes from Life in a European City
Both a history and an accessible guide to the neighborhoods and architecture of the city.
Germany Adventure Map
A double-sided full color map of Germany at a scale of 1:825,000. Printed on waterproof, tear-resistant paper.
The Unbearable Lightness of Being
Kundera's intriguing novel, praised for its meditations on the nature of men and women, and on the fearful emptiness of life in Prague under Communist rule. We also carry Kundera’s collection of short stories The Book of Laughter and Forgetting.
The Collapse, The Accidental Opening of the Berlin Wall
In one of the most surprising histories on the Cold War, Sarotte, a Harvard professor, claims that the Berlin Wall’s collapse was anything but inevitable. In fact, she argues, its main causes were non-violent and accidental.
The Magic Lantern, The Revolution of '89 Witnessed in Warsaw, Budapest, Berlin, and Prague
With a chapter each on Warsaw, Budapest, Berlin and Prague, this eyewitness account by an astute journalist and historian shows these vibrant cities during a time of great change.
A gifted historian, Craig explores the paradoxes of German identity in this masterful portrait of German life, past and present, with chapters on religion, money, Jews, women, literature and society, Berlin and language.
Germania, In Wayward Pursuit of the Germans and Their History
Winder's witty, entertaining and opinionated portrait of German culture is both an illuminating history and a wonderfully digressive exploration of the powerful and often confounding nation.
The Prague Book, Highlights of a Fascinating City
With gatefold images and panoramic views of Prague's most beautiful buildings, streets and squares, this souvenir book does full justice to the beautiful medieval metropolis. Ideal for travelers who want to relive the wondrous Czech city; as Franz Kafka said: "Prague does not let go."
DK Eyewitness Top Ten Prague
A compact, illustrated guide in the popular series, featuring favorite attractions in Prague.
Slaughterhouse-Five: or The Children's Crusade
Kurt Vonnegut's popular novel, set during the bombing of Dresden, in the United States and on the distant planet of Tralfamadore. Ranges from satiric absurdity to an extremely powerful account of the destruction of Dresden.
The Tin Drum
Probably the best German novel written since the end of World War II, this is the surreal story of a mute dwarf named Oskar who lives through Nazi Germany and finds himself in a mental institution.
Berlin, A City for the Future
This large-format book celebrates the reconstruction of Berlin after WWII through full-color photos of modern architecture, art and Brandenburg-inspired public parks.
DK Eyewitness Top Ten Berlin
A compact, illustrated guide in the popular series, featuring favorite attractions.
Two Lives of Charlemagne
Two 8th-century histories of Charlemagne and his military conquests. Both present a vivid account of his life and times, already establishing him as a legendary character.
Berlin, Portrait of a City Through the Centuries
This beautifully observed portrait of Berlin explores the city's volatile history over five centuries through two dozen key residents, from Berlin's charismatic dictators to its iconic mythmakers.
Here I Stand, A Life of Martin Luther
Considered one of the most readable biographies of Martin Luther, this volume is an illustrated look at the German religious reformer and his influence on Western civilization.