Books About Germany
There are many books about Germany that go unnoticed. The intention of this
page is to provide a list of great books about Germany. Then there will be
suggestions on where to find them. With the internet, there are so many sources
for books at the tip of your fingers, there are no excuses for not finding a
book you might want.
There are publishers of books in German. That might be a little bit much for
you, but then who knows. Click
for publishers in the German Language.
Here is a list of books about Germany and German subjects.
|Here you will find a list of links providing additional
information on subjects such as contemporary literature, the promotion
of literature and the book trade in Germany.
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Where to find the book you want.
The best way to obtain a book to read is through the library in your town.
Admittedly the computer card catalog might present a barrier to access for some
users. But you are here on the computer. Chances are, that is not you. But if
you do have a problem finding a book in your library, then ask a librarian. They
are pleased to offer help in finding items in their library for you. The card
catalog for your local library might also be online.
If you can not find what you want at your local library, ask your reference
librarian about inter library loan. Many county libraries and even state
libraries can access books from nearby libraries. They don't even charge you
postage. Check into this. You might not have to buy the book you want to read.
about inter library loan. When you get to the Google search box, enter the name
of your city and state to get nearby locations.
The Library of Congress in DC has most books. If you want to search for
appropriate books, that card catalog might be a good place to start. Then if you
know what you want, you are more apt to find it quickly. Also if you happen to
be in Washington DC you can fill out a call slip at the LOC and someone will go
looking for the book for you. No charge beyond taxes. Click HERE
to be connected to the Library of Congress data base for a search.
There are books online available for a free download. The Gutenberg Project
has an index. Click HERE to see it. Here
is a sample.
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(as of November 8th 2002): 203 New eBooks released during October 2002, 1975 New
eBooks produced in 2002 (they were 1240 in 2001) for a total of 6267 Total
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Other books can be read online. Click HERE to see what is available.
Electronic Text Collections in Western European Literature
This page lists Internet sources for literary texts in the western European
languages other than English. Translations are mentioned only when they are
included in collections of original language texts, or when they are themselves
of interest. Collections are listed more or less in order of size; individual
authors are listed alphabetically. EuRoDocs
lists many historical and social science texts in western European languages.
There are eBooks for downloading. Click HERE
to see what is available.
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There are many places to buy books. If you are looking for a used or new
copy, try Amazon.com. Click HERE.
Here is a list of other locations on the internet where you can search for
the book you seek.
zu Online-Texten der deutschen und ins Deutsche übersetzten Literatur
gesammelt von Helmut Schulze is a comprehensive listing of German texts
arranged by author.
Literatur im Netz
have descriptive entries for contemporary literature published on the Web
and for literary journals on the Web.
includes many German e-books formatted to be read with Microsoft Reader
Liste-Digitale Texte provides an overview of German and some other
text collections in the Internet, including some searchable collections that
are not set up for reading and so do not appear in author lists.
Click HERE to continue.
Follow the topics in this link rack to quickly go to your interests.
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