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Book Review: Goodbye to Berlin

Goodbye to Berlin Isherwood, Christopher Vintage, 1998 ed, of 1939 original Per the author’s introduction, this collection of loosely connected sketches featuring a first person narrative from a character sharing his name, his background, and many of his experiences is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Grand Hotel

Grand Hotel Baum, Vicki New York Review Books, 2016 edition of 1930 translation of 1929 German original A classic of the time and place genre, Grand Hotel takes the space of a few days and follows a cast of exquisite … Continue reading

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Book Review – Entbloessung

Forty years or so after the story was written, “Entbloessung” by Tadeusz Rozewicz, read in an East German translation picked up for 1 Euro at a second-hand bookshop in Berlin, randomly picked out of a pile. Read over several days, … Continue reading

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