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Book Review: Friedrich Torberg’s Die Tante Jolesch

Book Review: Friedrich Torberg’s Die Tante Jolesch

Queen of the Kaffeehaus Die Tante Jolesch, a landmark of Austrian Kaffeehausliteratur, has taken on new life lately in honor of the 100th birthday of its author, Viennese-Jewish writer and journalist Friedrich Torberg (1908-1979). First published in 1975, Die Tante Jolesch oder der Untergang des Abendlandes in Anekdoten (Aunt Jolesch or the Downfall of the […]

Torberg in Exile

Torberg in Exile

Friedrich Torberg loved to write letters. When he died in Vienna in 1979, he left behind some 50,000 pages of correspondence to a wide circle of friends and acquaintances that has been produced several published volumes in his life time and after, and revealed a man who pleasured in companionship on paper. “My correspondence has […]

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