Books

 

From time to time we will list editions of books by and on Marlene Dietrich currently available in bookstores. If you have a special request -- or know of books you would like us to offer -- please E-mail us.

 

A Woman at War: Marlene Dietrich Remembered
Edited by J. David Riva


Marlene Dietrich’s conflicted personal journey from Berliner to American soldier during World War II is as intense as any role she played on-screen and perhaps accounts for her ability to inspire so many through drama and song. In this collection of interviews and photographs, the many facets of Dietrich’s personality and of her life during World War II are recounted by those whose lives she touched, including Rosemary Clooney, Burt Bacharach, Cher, Hildegard Knef, and Maria Riva. Together with extensive historical documentation, these interviews help readers understand Dietrich’s inner struggles and private motivation as well as her political and social legacy.

Nachtgedanken  and  Pensieri notturni


Original title: In Her Own Hand

The Last Book by Marlene Dietrich

An intimate look into her favorite people - in poetry and prose.

Marlene Dietrich never threw away anything. Now, her treasures are brought together in 289 photographs from her own collection, with extended captions by her daughter, Maria Riva.  For more Follow this link:

13_k-Nicolai.jpg (3109 bytes) German Edition (above)
Marlene Dietrich
An Excellent book on Marlene's Life by Werner Sudendorf, director of collections at the Stiftung Kinemathek and FilmMuseum Berlin

Catalogue of the 100 Years of Film Exhibit,

softcover 10.5 inches x 11.5 inches, by the Deutsche Kinemathek, Berlin, June 1995. 215 pages of memorabilia, wonderful articles (in German), great photographs... Here's the definitive movie fan's book

Dietrich By Her Daughter,

by Maria Riva, hardcover edition, Alfred A. Knopf, NY 1993. Here's the definitive insider's book. When checking the book against the previously unopened archive, the Berlin experts were amazed to find that her memory was perfect. Not good, perfect. And, no, it's not a Mommie Dearest... anyone who has read this is amazed at the honesty, non-anger and quality of writing!
Dietrich By Her Daughter,

by Maria Riva, 2 volume large print trade paper edition, Ballentine Books, New York 1994. For those of us with older eyes.
Marlene Dietrich Exhibit,

The Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle Museum, Bonn, Germany, softcover Catalogue, October 1995: a wonderful catalogue of the first solo-Marlene Dietrich Collection last fall. We only have 12 copies available. Not otherwise for sale except in the museum
Film Museum Berlin Herausgegben

von Edited by Wolfgang Jacobsen, Han Helmut Prinzler, Werner Sudnedorf , beautiful hard cover book bilingual German and English available at the Film Museum Berlin September 2000
Marlene Dietrich (Lives of Notable Gay Men And Lesbians)

by Wednesday K. Martin, Martin Duberman (Editor) June 19
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Marlene Dietrich: The Songbook by Hal Leonard

(Editor) January 1999
(out of print) Marlene Dietrich by Sheridan Morley
(out of print) Ich bin, Gott sei Dank, Berlinerin. Memoiren. von Marlene Dietrich, Erschienen 1998, Ullstein TB-Vlg., B.
unavailable image Europa VerlagI Wish You Love: Conversations With Marlene Dietrich, by Eryk Hanut, Anne-Pauline De Castries (Translator) May 1996