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Booknotes

Buchnotizen/Book Notes provides brief comments on recent books relating to German and German-American topics. Information as to price and ordering can be found at various Internet book sites, or at the nearest ... Read More...

WORK SPACES

By Sharon Hudgins Long before the Covid-19 pandemic upended many aspects of our lives, I was accustomed to working at home. When I wasn’t doing research in Europe and Asia, or traveling overseas as a lecture... Read More...

Thanksgiving—The Fruits of Fall

by Peter Pabisch The American Thanksgiving holiday represents not only the largest family festival of the year besides Christmas and, maybe Easter, it also occurs regularly toward the end of November (on the... Read More...

Herschell Carrousel Factory 

This New York factory found good, dedicated German immigrant workers to make their carousels go round. By Don Heimburger • Photographs Courtesy Don Heimburger “For steady, sure-fire revenue nothing beats th... Read More...

Booknotes

Buchnotizen/Book Notes provides brief comments on recent books relating to German and German-American topics. Information as to price and ordering can be found at various Internet book sites, or at the nearest ... Read More...

The 2020 Passionsspiele in Oberammergau

A village in the grip of passion. By Jackie Guigui-Stolberg I took the train one hour south from Munich to the village of Oberammergau on a Friday in November 2019, hoping to talk to people there about thei... Read More...