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Reader recommendation: Defying Hitler

Defying Hitler: A Memoir, by Sebastian Haffner, Picador, 320 pp.

I am rereading Defying Hitler by Sebastian Haffner. It is a compelling memoir about coming of age in Germany during the chaotic time between World Wars I and II. It gives insight into the mind-set of the people while the extremes of both the left and right were on the rise. It reaffirms my belief that left and right share similarities of intolerance, hate, and radicalism.

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