J.S. Marcus


J. S. Marcus’s most recent novel is The Captain’s Fire. He is currently a fellow at the Santa Maddalena Foundation, near Florence. (April 2001)

  • Shadows on the Danube

    April 12, 2001

    The Struggle for a Democratic Austria: Bruno Kreisky on Peace and Social Justice edited by Matthew Paul Berg, in collaboration with Jill Lewis and Oliver Rathkolb; translated from the German by Helen Atkins and Matthew Paul Berg; with a preface by John Kenneth Galbraith

    Haider: Licht und Schatten einer Karriere [Light and Shadows of a Career] Christa Zöchling

  • Apocalypse Now

    September 21, 2000

    Die Fahrt im Einbaum oder Das Stück zum Film vom Krieg[The Journey in the Dugout Canoe, or The Piece about the Film about the War] by Peter Handke

    Unter Tränen fragend[Questioning Through Tears] by Peter Handke

    My Year in the No-Man’s-Bay by Peter Handke, Translated from the German by Krishna Winston

    A Journey to the Rivers: Justice for Serbia by Peter Handke, Translated from the German by Scott Abbott

    A Sorrow Beyond Dreams by Peter Handke, Translated from the German by Ralph Manheim

    Repetition by Peter Handke, Translated from the German by Ralph Manheim

    Plays: 1 by Peter Handke, Translated from the German by Michael Roloff, with an introduction by Tom Kuhn

    Abschied des Träumers vom Neunten Land[The Dreamer’s Farewell to the Ninth Country] by Peter Handke

    Sommerlicher Nachtrag zu einer winterlichen Reise[Summer Afterword to a Winter Journey] by Peter Handke

    Der Himmel über Berlin: Ein Filmbuch[released in America as “Wings of Desire”] by Wim Wenders, by Peter Handke

    Noch einmal vom Neunten Land[One More Time from the Ninth Country] by Peter Handke, by Joze Horvat

    On a Dark Night I Left My Silent House by Peter Handke, Translated from the German by Krishna Winston

  • Screentime for Hitler

    March 4, 1999

    The Ufa Story: A History of Germany’s Greatest Film Company 1918-1945 by Klaus Kreimeier, translated by Robert Kimber, by Rita Kimber

    The Ministry of Illusion: Nazi Cinema and Its Afterlife by Eric Rentschler

    Der Bewegte Mann (Maybe…Maybe Not) (1994) a film by Sönke Wortmann