Bernd Schroeder "Warten auf Goebbels"
Bernd Schroeder, born in 1944 in today’s Ústí nad Labem in the Czech Republic, lives in Berlin. Recently published by Hanser: Old Love (novel, 2009 with Elke Heidenreich), Off to America (novel, 2012) and So Here We All Are (novel, 2015).
A German film is being made about the war – with a happy ending. But the closing credits have long since been running.
It’s early 1945. Berlin is in flames. But the UFA film ...
Sixteen-year-old Benny is lying unconscious in hospital after an accident. Gathered around his bed is a group of people who don’t normally have a lot to do with each other: his family. A novel ...
Born in a refugee camp in the aftermath of World War Two, a boy grows up in the far-flung Bavarian village of Hausen. His parents come from sharply contrasting backgrounds. The mother is from a ...