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Nonfiction Book Club

Join us for the April meeting of the Browsers Nonfiction Book Club

We will discuss Blitzed: Drugs in the Third Reich by Norman Ohler. The discussion wil be led by customer Nathaniel Hughes. If you have any questions, please email Andrea.

A bit more about the book:

The Nazi regime preached an ideology of physical, mental, and moral purity. Yet as Norman Ohler reveals in this gripping new history, the Third Reich was saturated with drugs: cocaine, opiates, and, most of all, methamphetamines, which were consumed by everyone from factory workers to housewives to German soldiers. In fact, troops were encouraged, and in some cases ordered, to take rations of a form of crystal meth—the elevated energy and feelings of invincibility associated with the high even help to account for the breakneck invasion that sealed the fall of France in 1940, as well as other German military victories. Hitler himself became increasingly dependent on injections of a cocktail of drugs—ultimately including Eukodal, a cousin of heroin—administered by his personal doctor.

Our book discussions aim to bring people together to talk about books in a safe and inviting atmosphere. Our meetings are lovely and inclusive; we invite you to attend. You don't have to RSVP, just come and enjoy a lively discussion about the chosen book with other readers.

The books are available in store at 15% off if you plan to attend the book club.

Event date: 
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Browsers Bookshop
107 Capitol Way N
OLYMPIA, WA 98501
Blitzed: Drugs in the Third Reich Cover Image
By Norman Ohler, Shaun Whiteside (Translated by)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781328915344
Availability: On Our Shelves Now

Published: Mariner Books - March 6th, 2018

image created by sara mcnally | constellation & co | seattle, wa
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