Because she has Jewish grandparents, Ellen is excluded and terrorized by her peers. In "The Greater Hope," Ilse Aichinger describes the painful experiences of a child growing up in the Third Reich.
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As a guest of San Francisco's Goethe Institute at the Bay Area Book Festival, DW's David Levitz, host of "100 German Must-Reads" videos, reflects on his identity as an American Jew and novels on Germany's Nazi history.
Two men in the middle of a mid-life crisis. A power struggle on the shores of Lake Constance. And an ending where he who follows the rules wins, not he who defies them. Walser shows off his masterful ability to observe.
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