The monumentality of this biographical work further establishes Joseph Roth—with Kafka, Mann, and Musil—in the twentieth-century literary canon.
"May be the best book ever to give for a baby shower."—Tampa Tribune
This absorbing autobiography in letters offers a remarkable window into the life of one of the greatest novelists of our time. "The Best Book of the Year." --David Lodge, The Guardian [UK]
An epistolary exchange that highlights two singular intellects, their disparate approaches to literature and their mutual admiration.
"With quotable lines on every page, this is an important and affecting addition to the Thoreau shelf." —Booklist