In this psycho-geography Dennis Marks traveled through Austria and Ukraine in search of a great author who was both a compulsive liar and the prose poet of displacement. Wandering Jew: The Search for Joseph Roth juxtaposes Roth’s unique vision with the statelessness of those who live on the frayed edges of Eastern Europe. A Life in Letters, translated and edited by Michael Hofmann, is both a stunning biography and moving portrait of the writer as an outsider.

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