At the Bibliothek der verbrannten und verbannten Buecher at Munich’s new NS-Dokumentationszentrum. Oskar Maria Graf famously commented that he wished the Nazis had burned his books in 1933; a year later they were in fact banned. The yellow edition of Jud Suess appears to be the 1931 Th. Knaur Nachf. Verlag (Berlin) edition. The total print run in German up until 1933 was 200,000; in other European languages (English, French and a dozen others), Yiddish and Hebrew it was 638,000.
Edgar on WDR 5’s Erlebte Geschichten, hosted by Ingo Zander (25 minute interview):
A couple of re-runs of note:
Michael Verhoeven’s film Menschliches Versagen (see also earlier post) tomorrow night on ARD:
Re-run of Barbara Schepanek’s 2015 documentary Schatten ueber Muenchen, which uses Erfolg as a basis for its account of Munich as the “Hauptstadt der Bewegung”, has already been broadcast:
Manfred will give a talk on this subject at the Literaturhaus in Berlin on December 6th 2016. See also April 12th blogpost (below) concerning the Artemis Joukowsky/Ken Burns/Tom Hanks film about the Sharps, which has just been broadcast on PBS.
[Update: Manfred has sent the info for the Literaturhaus event]
FLUCHT AUS FRANKREICH, Die amerikanischen Retter von Lion und Marta Feuchtwanger, Ein Vortrag von MANFRED FLÜGGE
mit einführenden Worten des Geschäftsträgers a.i. der Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika KENT D. LOGSDON
Dienstag, 6. Dezember 2016, 20 Uhr, Literaturhaus Berlin, Fasanenstraße 23, 10719 Berlin (Großer Saal)
Eintritt: 5,- / 3,- €
Sad news–Peter Feuchtwanger the pianist has died. His obituary in the SZ describes him fondly and rather well, and also sketches in some background about Bavaria and the Feuchtwanger family, including Lion.
Herb Krill’s 2008 film Feuchtwanger lebt! is playing at Lichtspiel in Bern tomorrow night. Herb will be giving a live introduction. There will be a screening of the 1971 Konrad Wolf film version of Goya at Lichtspiel in two weeks’ time.
Update: Herb’s next event, a presentation about Hilde Waldo, will be at Villa Aurora on October 29th (followed by a reception).
Roland Jaeger’s article on Martin Feuchtwanger in Aus dem Antiquariat 2/2016. A further version with additional research will appear in due course, writes Roland.
And on the most visited English-language newspaper website in the world (!), Daily Mail Online on June 23rd.
Hitler Mon Voisin will be published in English in the US next year (publisher: The Other Press).