Blood Brothers by Ernst Haffner (translated from the original German by Michael Hofmann)

Title:  Blood Brothers (original German title Youth on the Road to Berlin) Author:  Ernst Haffner Translator:  Michael Hofmann Publisher:  Other Press, New York (2015) ISBN: 978 15905 1704 8 A galley arrives in my mailbox proclaiming itself “BANNED BY THE NAZI PARTY” in bold letters across the cover – as if the Nazi Party were still in the business of banning anything or anyone. The announcement … Continue reading Blood Brothers by Ernst Haffner (translated from the original German by Michael Hofmann)

Two Short Works of Non-Fiction by Readux Books

Whether or not you subscribe to the theory that the digital age is creating an ADD society (there was a great article about this last month in The Guardian) time is at a premium in today’s world and there’s no arguing the attractions of shorter fiction.   Earlier this year I ran a series of posts featuring bloggers discussing why they love – or hate … Continue reading Two Short Works of Non-Fiction by Readux Books