literature in translation

Film Commentary: Wes Anderson, Stefan Zweig, and Discovering the Value of “The World of Yesterday”

April 10, 2014
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Perhaps a movie such as “The Grand Budapest Hotel, which is much more than a zany comedy, can lead us back, as director Wes Anderson may have intended, to the fabulous writing of Stefan Zweig.

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Book Review: David Grossman’s “Falling Out of Time” — It Takes A Village

April 7, 2014
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“Falling Out of Time” is a book that gives all the truth that Israeli writer David Grossman can deliver, and far more intimacy than we strangers who are his readers have earned.

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