Hitler, My Neighbor, Memories of a Jewish Childhood, 1929-1939, by Lion Feuchtwanger’s nephew Edgar Feuchtwanger, was published by Other Press (New York) in November 2017, with accompanying excerpts in Time (online) and People (online).
Covering the period 1929-39, the book is a child’s eye view of the everyday life of Edgar Feuchtwanger’s family at their Munich apartment, directly opposite the private apartment of Hitler.
“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, Edgar 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