Trevor reviews Vicki Baum's Grand Hotel, translated from the German by Basil Creighton, with revisions by Margot Bettauer Dembo. Read the full post.
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.
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.
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.