Foreword Reviews

Monica Carter, Book Reviewer

Book Review

Where Madness Lies

by Monica Carter

"Where Madness Lies" is an utterly compelling historical novel about the Nazi genocide, told from the perspective of psychiatric patients who reveal the generational impact of mental illness. The two-part story begins in 1934 in Germany,... Read More

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Paper Bullets

by Monica Carter

Jeffrey H. Jackson’s "Paper Bullets" is a captivating tale of queer love and resistance during World War II. From Paris’s Jazz Age through the war and beyond, Jackson tracks two childhood friends who became lovers and artists and... Read More

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The Nazi Spy Ring in America

by Monica Carter

Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones’s riveting historical study, "The Nazi Spy Ring in America", concerns Germany’s efforts to infiltrate America in the 1930s through espionage. In the prewar period, espionage agents led by Admiral Canaris, the... Read More

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Wretchedness

by Monica Carter

Vertiginous and gritty, Andrzej Tichý’s novel "Wretchedness" depicts the seamier side of Europe’s society. Cody is a cellist for an avant-garde ensemble, and Tichý’s narrative weaves in and out of his drug-infused past. While... Read More

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