Adult Non-fiction, Book reviews and recommendations

Breakout at Stalingrad

Author: Heinrich Gerlach Book review by: James Durney, Newbridge Library After reading the epic novel Stalingrad by Vasily Grossman I decided to follow up my appraisal of this momentous WWII battle with a view from the German side with Breakout at Stalingrad by Heinrich Gerlach. The main character in the book is Lieutenant Breuer who… Continue reading Breakout at Stalingrad

Adult Fiction, Book reviews and recommendations


Author: Vasily Grossman Review by: James Durney, Newbridge Library When I read the review of the first ever English translation of Stalingrad by Vasily Grossman in June of last year I decided this was a must-read edition to my book collection. After some strong hints, my daughter bought it for me for Father’s Day. However,… Continue reading Stalingrad