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I, Pierre Seel, Deported Homosexual: A Memoir of Nazi Terror

by Pierre Seel Joachim Neugroschel

This is an English translation of the original French memoir by Pierre Seel. At age seventeen, Seel was put into a Nazi concentration camp because he was a homosexual. It wasn't until 40 years later that Seel finally spoke out about horrors experienced by homosexuals during the holocaust. This memoir documents the events witnessed and experienced by Seel during his time spent in the camps as well as his experiences as a gay rights activist more recently. Translated by award winning translator Neugroschel and with a forward by Woods (Gay and Lesbian Studies at Nottingham Trent U. ); this book appeals to those engaged in gay studies and activism as well as the general reader. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc. , Portland, OR (booknews. com)

Metamorphosis, In The Penal Colony and Other Stories

by Franz Kafka Joachim Neugroschel

Translated by PEN translation award-winner Joachim Neugroschel, The Metamorphosis, In the Penal Colony, and Other Stories has garnered critical acclaim and is widely recognized as the preeminent English-language anthology of Kafka's stories. These translations illuminate one of this century's most controversial writers and have made Kafka's work accessible to a whole new generation. This classic collection of forty-one great short works -- including such timeless pieces of modern fiction as "The Judgment" and "The Stoker" -- now includes two new stories, "First Sorrow" and "The Hunger Artist."

The Necklace and Other Tales

by Guy De Maupassant Joachim Neugroschel

Ranging from poignant scrutiny of social pretension, to wicked tales of lust and love, to harrowing stories of terror and madness, the genius of Guy de Maupassant, France's greatest short-story writer, is on full display in this enthralling new translation by Joachim Neugroschel. The stories Neugroschel has gathered vividly reveal Maupassant's remarkable range, his keen eye, his technical perfection, his sexual realism, his ability to create whole worlds and sum up intricate universes of feeling in a few pages. Adam Gopnik's Introduction incisively explores the essence of Maupassant's unique style and his tremendous, if unjustly unacknowledged, influence (on everything from the American short story to contemporary cinema), bearing eloquent testimony to Maupassant's continuing and vital appeal.From the Hardcover edition.

The Piano Teacher

by Joachim Neugroschel Elfriede Jelinek

Erika Kohut teaches piano at the Vienna Conservatory by day, but at night she trawls the porn shows while her mother waits up for her. Jelinek won the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Siddhartha

by Hermann Hesse Joachim Neugroschel

Set in India, Siddhartha is the story of a young Brahmin's search for ultimate reality after meeting with the Buddha. Includes suggestions for further reading.

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