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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

  • FictionApril 12, 2007

    Humboldt’s Gift

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

    Mark M. Anderson

  • PoetryJune 15, 2006

    The Poet and the Muse

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

    Mark M. Anderson

  • Genocide and Ethnic CleansingSeptember 29, 2005

    Crime and Punishment

    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.

    Mark M. Anderson

  • FictionSeptember 11, 2003

    Bleak Haus

    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

    Mark M. Anderson

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