Hitler, My Neigbor  (Other Press, New York), written from the viewpoint of Edgar as a child/teenager and covering the period 1929-1939, has just been published in the US. An excerpt has been published in Time magazine (online) and People magazine (online).

“Edgar plays with toys, listens to his mother playing piano, and eavesdrops on adult conversations between his father (the director of an academic publishing house) and his famous uncle, author Lion Feuchtwanger. […] An exceptionally powerful and emotionally charged story.” New York Journal of Books

“The title of this memoir says it all. A young Jewish boy growing up in Munich in the 1930s, Feuchtwanger writes about living across the street from Hitler, the future mass murderer he could see through his window.” New York Times Book Reviews, New and Noteworthy

See also:

Hitler Was My Neighbour (7-minute short film (dir. Tom Young, Lupercal, 2017) screened at the Imperial War Museum London Short Film Festival 2017

Hitler My Neighbour (1-hour documentary film (2012), broadcast in English on PBS)

7th June 2016 post (6-minute segment on CNN Christiane Amanpour; and New York Times)

1st October 2015 post on the publication of Edgar’s memoirs (London: Bretwalda, 2015),  which are written from his own contemporary viewpoint as a professional historian

Recent articles and appearances by Edgar, including media coverage of other language editions of Hitler, My Neighbor (German, Spanish, Chinese etc.)

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