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Fall of Failure Episode 7: Stefan Zweig and Failed Comebacks

In this, our penultimate Fall of Failure episode, we’re reading the Stefan Zweig story The Royal Game, which was the last piece of fiction ever published by one of the world’s most popular writers. 196 more words


Irene Nemirovsky, Il ballo

I capolavori della Nemirovsky su Amazon (eNewton Classici)

Che aggettivo usare per questo romanzo breve della Nemirovsky?
Me ne viene in mente solo uno: perfetto. 307 more words

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Comfortably Bleak, or, Why are the sad books so good?

This is a post I’ve been thinking about for a while. It’s a big question. This opening paragraph is taking a long time to write. I’m already three songs into the sad playlist (we’ve reached… 2,575 more words

How to Torture a True Reader: Chess Story by Stefan Zweig

How does this sound for torture?

The Gestapo locks you in a decent hotel room. It’s comfortable. A pretty good bed, a desk, a chair.  Three meals a day, neither too cold nor too hot.   662 more words

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Backlist: Get Ready to Read!

The Pushkin Press in London has been doing the English-speaking world a fine service by bringing the works of Stefan Zweig back from their underserved limbo. 1,377 more words


Stefan Zweig'dan "Alacakaranlık Öyküsü"

Alacakaranlık Öyküsü, Stefan Zweig’ın Milliyet Yayınları’nın 1995’te Ali Avni Öneş’in çevirisiyle yayınladığı, Zweig’ın Alacakaranlık Öyküsü ve Yakan Sır isimli iki öyküsünü barındıran kitabı. Bu iki öykünün orijinal isimlerini ve yazılış-yayın tarihleriniyse bulamadım. 480 more words