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Mark M. Anderson

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Mark M. Anderson

Mark M. Anderson, a professor of German at Columbia University,
translated Thomas Bernhard's The Loser under the pseudonym Jack
Dawson.

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The comic novel Measuring the World re-imagines the lives of two of the nineteenth century's greatest scientists.

A new collection of letters between Rainer Maria Rilke and Lou
Andreas-Salome reveals an intimate portrait of a poet and his muse.

A recent surge of novels and memoirs reveals for the
first time the ways in which Germans suffered from Allied "total war"
strategy during World War II.

Though still relatively unknown in the English-speaking world, the
Austrian novelist and playwright Thomas Bernhard, who died in 1989 at
the age of 57, is widely recognized as one of the foremo