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- Other Press 2011; US$ 14.95
Departures is Paul Zweig’s celebration of life and love. Zweig thought of himself as a sojourner, a contemporary Wandering Jew, a man with “a loose wire in his genes.” He led a number of distinct lives: as a Jewish child in Brooklyn and on a farm in the Catskills; as a literature student at Columbia; as a young exile who spent a... more...
- Pushkin Press 2010; US$ 10.19
Stefan Zweig based his biography of Marie Antoinette, who became the Queen of France when still a teenager, on her correspondence with both her mother and her great love the Count Axel von Fersen. Zweig analyses the chemistry of a woman?s soul, from her intimate pleasures to her public suffering as a Queen under the weight of misfortune and history.... more...
- Steerforth Press 2010; US$ 9.99
Mary Stuart Queen of Scots, Queen of France and a claimant to the throne of England, was condemned for treason and executed at the age of forty-four. A potential threat to the stability of the English Crown, she was held captive for twenty years by her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England. From the moment of her birth until her execution, her life... more...
- Steerforth Press 2009; US$ 9.99
Fantastic Night is the story of one transforming evening in the life of a rich and bored young man. He spends a day at the races and an evening in the seedy but thrilling company of the dregs of society. His experiences jolt him out of his languor and give him a newfound relish for life, which is then cut short by the Great War. The Invisible Collection... more...
- Steerforth Press 2011; US$ 14.99
The Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan (1480?1521) is one of the most famous navigators in history ? he was the first man to sail from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean, and led the first voyage to circumnavigate the globe, although he was killed en route in a battle in the Philippines. In this biography, Zweig brings to life the Age of Discovery... more...
- Steerforth Press 2012; US$ 9.99
The Struggle with the Daemon is a brilliant analysis of the European psyche by the great novelist and biographer Stefan Zweig. Zweig studies three giants of German literature and thought: Friedrich Hošlderlin, Heinrich von Kleist and Friedrich Nietzsche ? powerful minds whose ideas were at odds with the scientific positivism of their age; troubled... more...
- Pushkin Press 2012; US$ 9.99
Franz Mesmer, Mary Baker Eddy and Sigmund Freudthree influential thinkers who travelled very different paths in their search for the crucial link between mind and body. Zweig’s brilliant study explores the lives and work of these important figures, raising provocative questions regarding the efficacy and even the morality of their methods.... more...
- Pushkin Press 2012; US$ 9.99
The Struggle with the Daemon is a brilliant analysis of the European psyche by the great novelist and biographer Stefan Zweig. Zweig studies three giants of German literature and thought: Friedrich Hölderlin, Heinrich von Kleist and Friedrich Nietzsche powerful minds whose ideas were at odds with the scientific positivism of their age;... more...
- Pushkin Press 2007; US$ 10.19
Casanova, the Venetian who lived most of his life in exile from his beloved city and created his own myth-which in turn is a reflection of the nature of the city itself-is the subject of this masterly biographical essay by Stefan Zweig. As Zweig describes in this volume: Imaginative writers rarely have a biography, and men who have biographies are... more...