I’ve decided to break up my BookExpo book haul into at least two posts. Today I’m sharing the books I acquired that are already published. Next week I’ll share the books being published in July and beyond. Here… Read More ›
Translated from German
AmazonCrossing Cove Summer Storm (Sommergewitter) by Kristina Dunker Translated from German by Margot Bettauer Dembo Edition I read: AmazonCrossing, 2011 (ISBN:9781611090307) Oringinally published by Deutscher Taschen buch Verlag GmbH & Co. KG, 2004 This book came to me through The… Read More ›
Title: The Hangman’s Daughter (Die Henkerstochter) Author: Oliver Potzsch Translated from German by: Lee Chadeayne Edition I read: AmazonCrossing, 2010 (ISBN 978-1-935597-06-6) Source: bought it Now also available from Mariner Books. I noticed ads for this book on various book… Read More ›
Visitationby Jenny ErpenbeckOriginally published in Germany as Heimsuchung by Eichborn Verlag, 2008 Translated from German by Susan BernofskyEdition I read by New Directions, 2010 Visitation is a short novel, only 192 pages long, but Erpenbeck’s sparse prose (and Bernofsky’s translation)… Read More ›
Reading this masterful novel was both painful and exhausting. Every Man Dies Alone is the story of what it was like to live in Berlin in the early 1940s. Written by someone who lived through it, the novel shows how everyone suffered under the political system of Nazi rule.
Title: TherapyAuthor: Sebastian FitzekTranslator: Sally-Ann SpencerPublisher: St. Martin’s, 2009Originally published in Germany as Die Therapie by Knaur, 2006 Wow. Talk about a page turner! I came across this book by way of Euro Crime, an information packed blog devoted to… Read More ›