If you missed the German writer Peter Scheider’s Op-Ed about the 50th anniversary of the building of the Berlin Wall in the New York Times this Sunday, you can read it here. Meanwhile, if you haven’t read his incredible 1980 novel The Wall Jumper, which paints an unparalleled portrait of the divided city, and was reissued… Read more »
German novelist Julia Franck was born in Berlin in 1970. THE BLINDNESS OF THE HEART, which will be published in more than thirty-five countries and has sold over 800,000 copies in Germany alone, is her first novel to be translated into English. To buy it please visit Dialogue Books at Schonleinstrasse 31.
Daniel Kehlmann’s Measuring the World was translated into more than forty languages. Awards his work has received include the Candide Prize, the Literature Prize of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, the Heimito von Doderer Literature Award, the Kleist Prize, the WELT Literature Prize, and the Thomas Mann Prize. This book, Fame: A Novel in Nine… Read more »