The Liberals and German History: Part II

A History of Modern Germany, 1840-1945 by Hajo Holborn

Republic to Reich: The Making of the Nazi Revolution edited by Hajo Holborn, translated by Ralph Manheim

Germany Since 1918 by David Childs

Hitler and the Beer Hall Putsch by Harold J. Gordon Jr.

Germany in Our Time by Alfred Grosser

The Twelve-Year Reich: A Social History of Nazi Germany 1933-1945 by Richard Grunberger

Hitler’s Weltanschauung: A Blueprint for Power by Eberhard Jäckel, translated by Herbert Arnold

Secret Conversations with Hitler edited by Edouard Calic

I’m Sorry, the Doctor Is Busy Making Money

In Critical Condition: The Crisis in America’s Health Care by Edward Kennedy

National Health Care: Issues and Problems in Socialized Medicine edited by Ray Elling

The Biological Imperatives: Health, Politics, and Human Survival by Allan Chase

Away with All Pests: An English Surgeon in People’s China, 1954-1969 by Dr. Joshua S. Horn


Alfred Kazin (1915–1998) was a writer and teacher. Among his books are On Native Grounds, a study of American literature from Howells to Faulkner, and the memoirs A Walker in the Cityand New York Jew. In 1996, he received the first Lifetime Award in Literary Criticism from the Truman Capote Literary Trust.

Christopher Lasch (1932–1994) was an American historian.

Norman Mailer (1923-2007) was born in Long Branch, New Jersey, and grew up in Brooklyn, New York. In 1955 he co-founded The Village Voice. He is the author of more than thirty books, including The Naked and the Dead; The Armies of the Night, for which he won a National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize; The Executioner’s Song, for which he won his second Pulitzer Prize; Harlot’s Ghost; Oswald’s Tale; The Gospel According to the Son; and The Castle in the Forest.

V.S. Pritchett (1900–1997) was a British essayist, novelist and short story writer. He worked as a foreign correspondent for the The Christian Science Monitorand as a literary critic forNew Statesman. In 1968 Pritchett was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire; he was knighted in 1975. His body of work includes many collections of short stories, in addition to travelogues, reviews, literary biographies and novels.

I.F. Stone (1907–1989) was an American journalist and publisher whose self-published newsletter, I.F. Stone’s Weekly, challenged the conservatism of American journalism in the midcentury. A Noncomformist History of Our Times (1989) is a six-volume anthology of Stone’s writings.