How does Thomas Mann’s grandiosity hold up today? A new selection of his short stories, freshly translated by veteran translator and fiction writer Damion Searls suggests an answer, though only partially.
Book Review: Thomas Mann in America
In the US, Thomas Mann tacitly proposed himself as an almost messianic figure, stately, dramatic, and wrathful at once, striding forth to represent German culture in exile and, increasingly, free Germany itself.
Book Review: “Cursed Legacy” — The Tragic Life of Klaus Mann
Cursed Legacy‘s chronicle of the life of Thomas Man’s son is an important addition to the cultural history of the twentieth century.