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Book Review: Tim Parks’ Teach Us to Sit Still

Western Minds, Eastern Ways What do you expect a successful British author to do who experiences chronic pains? Keep a stiff upper lip, of course. That is exactly what Tim Parks had been practicing for a long time. Surrounded by friends who admired his bilingual career – the Parks’ had moved to Verona in Northern […]

Book Review: Tony Judt’s Reappraisals

Canaries in the Mine There is a part in Tony Judt’s book Reappraisals in which he describes an exchange between British historian E. P. Thompson…

Finding the Clue to Sicily

        “To have seen Italy without having seen Sicily is not to have seen Italy at all; for Sicily is the clue…

Digesting the Food Problem

We are what we eat. But what we eat is not only our personal decision. It has always been determined by a complex web of…

The Irish Poet of Europe

Irish poet and Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney visited the Austrian Capital to deliver the Keynote Address for the seventh biannual conference of the European Federation…

Book Review: Philipp Blom’s The Vertigo Years

Book Review: Philipp Blom’s The Vertigo Years

A Belle Epoque Unravels Can you imagine a world without the assassination of Franz Ferdinand and Sophie in…

A (Mostly) Good Life

It is said that the Viennese always complain. Well, there’s one group in Vienna that doesn’t: the ex-pats…

The Pulse Of Vienna

The Pulse Of Vienna

We should all be so lucky: to take our address and turn it into a major exhibition. In…

Seriously Funny

Seriously Funny

Cabaret in Vienna is alive and well. The Kabarett-Theaters are often packed to capacity, and while some did…

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