Parts of the master’s ‘Burning Secret,’ based on a book by Stefan Zweig, found their way into ‘Eyes Wide Shut’
Bookworm: The Austrian novelist dissects a broken heart
A new memoir by the grandson of a Russian bibliophile is also a great intellectual history of the 20th century
The Austrian writer presented an ideal of what Europe might have been and might one day be
Why I published Friderike Burger’s memoir of her service as femme de l’artiste to Stefan Zweig
The German Jewish writer Joseph Roth, whose letters are newly translated, chronicled the death of 19th century Europe and the rise of its darker heir
An archive of the best books lost in the stacks
Events to pencil in
Raised in the last golden days of the Hapsburgs, the Viennese writer Stefan Zweig found his world shattered by war.
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