Arthur Schnitzler: Late Fame

Sitting unpublished for over 100 years, Arthur Schnitzler's Late Fame is a welcome exploration of the doors that shut as time passes onward. Published by NYRB Classics this week, Trevor highly recommends it in this review.

By | 2017-08-08T12:11:56+00:00 August 8th, 2017|Categories: Arthur Schnitzler, Book Reviews|Tags: , , , |9 Comments

Robert Walser: Girlfriends, Ghosts, and Other Stories

Trevor reviews NYRB Classics' latest volume of Robert Walser's brief musings, Girlfriends, Ghosts, and Other Stories, translated from the German by Tom Whalen, with Nicole Köngeter and Annette Wiesner. Read the full post.

By | 2016-10-27T00:33:15+00:00 October 27th, 2016|Categories: Book Reviews, Robert Walser|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Robert Walser: Girlfriends, Ghosts, and Other Stories

Otfried Preussler: The Little Witch

To celebrate Halloween, let's let a little guy come in an review Otfried Preussler's children's book The Little Witch, translated from the German by Anthea Bell. My wife and our four-year-old son review the book. Read the full post.

By | 2015-10-22T00:21:54+00:00 October 22nd, 2015|Categories: Book Reviews, Otfried Preussler|Tags: , |2 Comments

Robert Walser: Fairy Tales

Robert Walser's playful and sophisticated four dramolettes, featuring Snow White, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, and the Christ Child, are now available from New Directions. Trevor reviews Fairy Tales, translated from the German by Daniele Pantano and James Reidel. Read the full post.

By | 2015-07-10T15:13:08+00:00 July 10th, 2015|Categories: Robert Walser|Tags: |Comments Off on Robert Walser: Fairy Tales

Bernhard Wicki: The Bridge

In 1959, Bernhard Wicki adapted Gregor Dorfmeister's anti-war novel, The Bridge, into a film of the same name that would help usher German cinema back to international attention and go on to influence many directors involved in the New German Cinema that flourished in the 1970s. Today, The Criterion Collection is releasing the film on Blu-ray and DVD. Trevor reviews the film and the Criterion Blu-ray edition. Read the full post.

By | 2015-06-23T16:28:09+00:00 June 23rd, 2015|Categories: Bernhard Wicki|Tags: , |3 Comments

The Eclipse Viewer Episode 29: Early Fassbinder Part I

David and Trevor are back with The Eclipse Viewer 29: Early Fassbinder Part I. Read the full post and get the link to the podcast.

By | 2015-06-22T15:59:35+00:00 June 22nd, 2015|Categories: Eclipse Viewer, Rainer Werner Fassbinder|Tags: , |Comments Off on The Eclipse Viewer Episode 29: Early Fassbinder Part I