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Songs From the Other Side of The Wall
By Dan Holloway
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,880. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2009. Category: Fiction
A lyrical novel for lovers of Murakami. 18 year-old Szandi is part of Budapest’s vibrant, cosmopolitan art scene, sharing a flat and a bohemian lifestyle with her lover and fellow sculptress, Yang. Then a letter arrives that threatens everything, and forces her to choose once and for all: between the past and the present; between East and West; between her family and her lover.
Besserwisser: A Novel (The Know-It-Alls)
By Steve Anderson
Price: Free! Words: 70,250. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2009. Category: Fiction
Munich, 1990: American expat slacker Gordy Ford poses as a top Hitler scholar, all to impress a girl. Stuck in his scam, Gordy soon thinks he's stumbled onto a shocking historical discovery that's made him the target of a wannabe Neo-Nazi and shady Russian mafia. There's dark and dry humor, a rowdy plot, and imposters exposed despite their best efforts.
Slow Fire: Jewish Notes from Berlin
By Susan Neiman
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 96,530. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction
Berlin--East and West, day and night--in the 80s before the Wall fell. Through the eyes of a U.S. philosophy student. And Jewish, which makes for moments awkward, poignant, crass, funny, and always lurking. A city was divided, America the occupier, and the cigarettes not named Salem because it sounds too Jewish. The debut memoirs from the author of Moral Clarity, a N.Y. Times "2008 Notable Book."
Silent Shadows
By Eva Maria Knabenbauer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,440. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction
The division of Germany into two separate countries during the Cold War disrupted many lives, leaving many in the East to become the victims of a vicious system. Anni struggles to come to grips with memories of those who sought to oppress her and vivid recollections of a passionate love affair that ended with her escape to the West.
Echoes
By Eva Maria Knabenbauer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,690. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction
The common thread running through all twelve stories of this collection is that they are based on subsidiary characters of Eva’s novel Silent Shadows. Mostly, the stories are snapshots of life in the former GDR or they afford glimpses into the re-united Germany, and in this they are unashamedly political. But, above all, each story is about the trials and tribulations of the human condition.
Stumme Schatten
By Eva Maria Knabenbauer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,520. Language: German. Published: December 14, 2010 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction
ie Aufteilung Deutschlands nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg in zwei voneinander getrennte Staaten hat viele Menschenleben beeinträchtigt, und viele im Ostteil Lebende wurden zu Opfern eines unnachsichtigen Systems. Anni besucht nach dem Fall der Berliner Mauer ihre alte Heimat Aschersleben, jene kleine ostdeutsche Stadt, aus der sie mit zwanzig Jahren flüchtete.
The Decade Time Forgot
By Max M Power
Price: Free! Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2011. Category: Essay
A essay about memories of the 80's.
Die Eine und der Andere
By Eva Maria Knabenbauer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,310. Language: German. Published: March 31, 2011 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction
Nachdem Alexander in der Nacht zuvor entführt worden war, erlangt er sein Bewusstsein zurück und stellt mit Schrecken fest, dass er gefesselt in einem kalten, düsteren Keller gefangengehalten wird. Er wehrt sich gegen die aufkommende Panik und fragt sich:Warum?
The Last Man's Dead
By Guy B Rogers
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 122,250. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011 by Strict Publishing International. Category: Fiction
Espionage, political and military intrigue, double agents, seduction, murder, lust and love may have been part of everyday life for some of those living in Berlin during the years it was a divided city. For a few, like Rudolf Hess incarcerated as the sole prisoner in Spandau prison, life was simpler, and yet he held secrets that would be politically devastating if he were free to reveal them.
Gunning for the Buddha (story)
By Michael Jasper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,940. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Fiction
You know what they say - if you meet Buddha on the road, kill him. A group of misfits pile into their souped-up '75 Firebird and travel the world in search of false Buddhas. This band of anti-establishment punks have also stumbled across the secrets of time travel (hint: it involves bridges). Strap on your seat belt for a violent ride through time and space, in search of Buddhas on the road...