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Beachy, Robert.

Summary: In the half century before the Nazis rose to power, Berlin became the undisputed gay capital of the world. Activists and medical professionals made it a city of firsts—the first gay journal, the first homosexual rights organization, the first Institute for Sexual Science, the first sex reassignment surgeries—exploring and educating themselves and the rest of the world about new ways of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.7 BEA

Summary: Niko is having a tough morning. He's broken up with his girlfriend, been cut off from his monthly allowance, and was just declared "emotionally unstable" by a court-appointed psychologist. If only he could find a decent cup of coffee. Painting an eventful day-in-the-life of a twenty-something law school dropout, A Coffee In Berlin follows Niko as he drifts through a series of absurd, funning...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF COF

Summary: Follows Daniel Miller (Richard Armitage), who has just arrived at the CIA foreign station in Berlin, Germany. Miller has a clandestine mission: to uncover the source of a leak who has supplied information to a now-famous whistleblower named Thomas Shaw. Guided by veteran Hector DeJean (Rhys Ifans), Daniel learns to contend with the rough-and-tumble world of the field agent: agent-running,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV BER

Herrndorf, Wolfgang

Summary: Mike Klingenberg is a troubled fourteen-year-old from a dysfunctional family in Berlin who thinks of himself as boring, so when a Russian juvenile delinquent called Tschick begins to pay attention to him and include Mike in his criminal activities, he isexcited--until those activities lead to disaster on the autobahn.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Herrndorf 2014

Simon, Marie

Summary: Follows the true story of a young Jewish woman who vanished into the city and lived under an assumed identity, relying on safe houses, foreign workers, and communists in order to survive in World War II Berlin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SIMON, MARIE SIM

Lutes, Jason

Summary: "The third and final act of Jason Lutes's historical fiction about the Weimar Republic begins with Hitler arriving in Berlin. With the National Socialist party now controlling Parliament, the citizenry becomes even more divided. Lutes steps back from the larger political upheaval, using the intertwining lives of a small group of Germans to zero in on the rise of fascism and how swiftly it can...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn & Quarterly 2018

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Habila, Helon

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Reluctantly leaving America when his wife is given a prestigious fellowship in Berlin, a Nigerian grad student struggles with the suffering of the African refugees and immigrants he encounters in his new home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2019

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Lutes, Jason.

Summary: "The second volume of Jason Lutes's historical epic finds the people of Weimar Berlin searching for answers after the lethal May Day demonstration of 1929. Tension builds along with the dividing wall between communists and nationalists, Jews and gentiles, as the dawn of the Second World War draws closer. Meanwhile, the nightlife of Berlin heats up as many attempt to distract themselves from the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn and Quarterly 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 LUT

Summary: Friday, 11 pm, by the light of an oil lamp, my notebook on my knees. Around 10 pm there was a series of bombs. The siren started right in screaming. Apparently it has to be worked by hand now. No light. Running downstairs in the dark, we slip and stumble. Finally we're in our cellar, behind an iron door that weighs a hundred pounds. The official term is air-raid shelter. We call it cave,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt 2005

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.53 WOM

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 WOM

Wyden, Peter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5316 WYD

Gisbourne, Mark

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams 2006

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 709 GIS

Summary: In West Berlin during the Cold War, a Coca-Cola executive is given the task of taking care of his boss' socialite daughter.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF ONE

Roth, Joseph

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norton 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 943.155 ROT

Beevor, Antony

Summary: Chronicles the horror of Berlin's fall to the Soviets in 1945, recalling the starvation, exposure, artillery fire, rape, and mass destruction that marked the Red Army's final push on Germany's capital.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5421 BEE

Selby, Scott Andrew.

Summary: Describes the true story of a Nazi party member and serial killer who attacked women riding on trains at night in World War II-era Berlin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1523 SEL

Terrell, Brandon

Summary: After he accidentally injures a teammate during relay race practice, thirteen-year-old Nate and his cousin Rachel travel back in time to meet Jesse Owens, and get a chance to see him run in the 1936 Olympics--and almost lose the Sports Illustrated magazine that is their ticket back to the present.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC TER

García, Cristina

Summary: An unnamed visitor travels to wartime Berlin, where she learns about the city through the things she sees and the disparate people she meets.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint Press 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GAR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAR

Mitchell, Greg

Summary: "A thrilling Cold War narrative exploring two harrowing attempts to rescue East Germans by tunneling beneath the Berlin Wall, the U.S. television networks who financed and filmed them, and the Kennedy administration's unprecedented attempt to suppress both films. In the summer of 1962, one year after East German Communists built the Berlin Wall, a group of daring young West Germans came up with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 943.1 MIT

Summary: Presents the story of Knut, a polar bear born at the Berlin Zoo, whose mother was unable to raise him and who was cared for by the bear keeper of the zoo, with additional information on how polar bears are being threatened by global warming.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2007

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 599.78 Hat

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 599.786 HAT

Summary: Pat McMann Gilchrist was a 22 year old college graduate, who signed with the War Department to go to Germany, as a civilian, to work for the U.S. Military Government in Berlin, It was only a few months after World War II had ended and one=fourth of the city of Berlin had been destroyed. She flew over in a C-54, along with 2 other planeloads of girls going over to help set up the military offices.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Xlibris Corp 2013

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1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 Gilchrist 2013

Fallada, Hans

Summary: This never-before-translated masterpiece is based on a true story. It presents a richly detailed portrait of life in Berlin under the Nazis and tells the sweeping saga of one working-class couple who decides to take a stand when their only son is killed at the front.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House Pub. 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FAL

Summary: Monocle reports from around the globe in print, on radio, and online. As its editors and correspondents dart from city to city, they get to know the best places to rest their heads, stretch their limbs, and kick back with a contact in a hard-to-find cocktail bar. That information is now available in The Monocle s Travel Guide Series: a line-up of titles that speaks to you in an informed but...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gestalten 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.3 BER

Moorhouse, Roger.

Summary: Berlin was at the very center of the Second World War. Moorhouse uses diaries, memoirs, and interviews to provide a searing first-hand account of life, death, and chaos in the Nazi capital.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 943.155 MOO

Chiaverini, Jennifer

4 holds on 10 copies

Summary: After Wisconsin graduate student Mildred Fish marries brilliant German economist Arvid Harnack, she accompanies him to his German homeland, where a promising future awaits. In the thriving intellectual culture of 1930s Berlin, the newlyweds create a rich new life filled with love, friendships, and rewarding work--but the rise of a malevolent new political faction inexorably changes their fate....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2019

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE