Tag Archives: Pushkin Press

Modernist Nostalgia: Joseph Roth’s “The Coral Merchant,” translated from German by Ruth Martin

Martin has selected six of Roth’s most beautiful and penetrating stories, written between 1920 (the year Roth moved from Vienna to Berlin) and 1939 (the year Roth died in his Parisian exile), for this volume.

Maxim Leo-Red Love

“The Country of Old Men”: Maxim Leo’s Red Love, Translated by Shaun Whiteside

Reviewed by Rachel Harland “I had the feeling that the GDR only really came to an end at that moment,” writes Berlin-based journalist Maxim Leo in the prologue to his autobiographical narrative Red Love: The Story of an East German Family. “Eighteen years after the fall of the Wall the stern hero had disappeared. Before […]