Jürgen Fauth, Author of KINO

KINO was wonderful.  It’s the kind of book you wish your book club would choose to read, – one that will be a catalyst to move the discussion in dozens of different directions.  Unfortunately I’m between book clubs.  So, instead, I decided to go directly to the source.  And Jürgen Fauth was kind enough to oblige. Thank you,  Jürgen, for answering my questions.  I read … Continue reading Jürgen Fauth, Author of KINO

KINO by Jürgen Fauth

KINO.  The title was the first thing I loved about Jürgen Fauth’s debut novel.  Short for Kinematographie (German for cinematography), it’s the nickname of the story’s tragic hero.  But more importantly, it embodies the glamour of Berlin between two World Wars – a town of cabarets, never-ending parties, sex, cocaine (Zement), a new and prospering film industry and an economy teetering on a highwire… DAMN! … Continue reading KINO by Jürgen Fauth