Subjects of Considerable Gossip
Greta Garbo craved protection, and one such guardian was Salka Viertel, a nearly forgotten screenwriter who nurtured a community of fellow émigrés in postwar Hollywood.
by Robert Gottlieb
The Sun and Her Stars: Salka Viertel and Hitler’s Exiles in the Golden Age of Hollywood
by Donna Rifkind
The Kindness of Strangers
by Salka Viertel, with an introduction by Lawrence Weschler and an afterword by Donna Rifkind
June 9, 2022 issue