Tag Archives: German

Book Review: Jahrgang 1934

Jahrgang 1934 Kirsch, Hans-Christian Verlag Herder, Freiburg, 1964 This book chronicles the development of possibly the most damaged generation in modern history, the Germans born in 1934.  The 14 stories, based loosely around the life of “Ken,” are individually very … Continue reading

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Book Review: 1000 Neue Dinge, die Man bei Schwerelosigkeit tun kann

1000 neue Dinge, die man bei Schwerelosigkeit tun kann Zylka, Jenni Rowohlt Taschenbuch Verlag, Reinbeck, 2003 An easily readable, fairly light story of a few weeks in the life of Judith. Judith is single, past the 20-somethingish age, lives in … Continue reading

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Random Food of the Day

Schweinehaxe mit Kloesse (pork knuckle with dumplings)

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Book Review – The Stalin Front

Ledig, Gert translated by Hofmann, Michael Original German edition 1955, NYRB edition 2015 Set on the Eastern Front of WWII, this relatively short novel about a minor battle is written with such human insight that it nearly becomes a dark … Continue reading

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