1. Friedrich Reck’s  Diary of a Man in Despair hits the Guardian Bookshop best-seller list. Not bad for a book whose ideas were so dangerous to the Nazis that it had to be stowed away in a hayloft and buried in tin box in the ground.
If you want to hear more about this astonishing war-time diary, written by a “conservative rebel,” listen to this podcast of the talk Richard Evans gave recently at Cambridge University.

    Friedrich Reck’s  Diary of a Man in Despair hits the Guardian Bookshop best-seller list. Not bad for a book whose ideas were so dangerous to the Nazis that it had to be stowed away in a hayloft and buried in tin box in the ground.

    If you want to hear more about this astonishing war-time diary, written by a “conservative rebel,” listen to this podcast of the talk Richard Evans gave recently at Cambridge University.