Archive for April, 2009

Two More Online Reviews

April 16, 2009

The reviews continue to come in.  Let us know what you think about the book!

Philly.com

A Common Reader

Question for Readers

April 3, 2009

Our weekly question for readers of The Kindly Ones:

The Kindly Ones is told from the viewpoint of an educated Nazi officer. What does this narrative viewpoint offer that other novels on the subject may not?

The Nation

April 1, 2009

For a very thorough examination of the book by historian Samuel Moyn, go over to The Nation online.

“Contrary to most foreign critics (and perhaps Littell’s self-defense), the novel’s true premise is not that Aue is like other perpetrators. It is that he stands for Nazism as a whole.”