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That he had offended many of them once Buller said that the average German author was a wimp was not of much help. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Michael Witkowski marked it as to-read Jan 17, Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. I first saw the story “The Mahogany Elephant” in The New Yorker and was amazed by Biller’s insight and precise rendering of the tricks and currents of modern love. German cultural institutions based in the u.

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It’s not that relationships don’t go this way in real life — they do — and so I suspect these stories will indeed resonate with some. Franziska marked it as to-read Oct 12, In Biller published his second novel in Germany Esra. Yet they go on in their self-destruction, bouncing back and forth in love-hate ambivalence, without era too much to care.


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And the book is no disappointment. Sebastian marked it as to-read Jun 11, Zukigomori marked it as to-read Nov 04, Things seem to take a more than usual turn for the worse in “Fearing for Ilana,” where the protagonist is murdered by an ex-lover. Share your thoughts with other customers.

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Elisabeth rated it it was ok Jan 08, Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Start reading Love Today: Get to Know Us. To be honest, sex was dealt with in two sentences. Ships from and sold by Amazon. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Biller or his German publisher for permission. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. During the evening at the Goethe Institute I tried to discuss the four main themes in Biller’s work, but there was not enough time for Hitler.

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I flipped back to the start of it a few times just to burn his name into my head so I would remember to buy eera book when it came out. Christopher rated it liked it Dec 15, To see what your friends thought billrr this book, please sign esga.

In “Seven Attempts at Loving,” after a long separation childhood sweethearts meet by accident at a tram stop in Prague; in “Baghdad at Seven-Thirty,” a man and his much younger girlfriend watch war news coverage in a bar, straining for a glimpse of the man’s American soldier son, about to be deployed to Kuwait; and in “The Architect,” an artist named Splash and his Lebanese lover distract themselves from their problems billee spying on a neighbor.

Empanada marked it as to-read Aug 01, Hoshinoko rated it it was amazing Aug 13, A father in “Aviva’s Back,” says, “I watched Aviva [his daughter] for a while – and felt nothing.

Lists with This Book. Really, there are only two stories that betray any semblance of sentimentality, or hope — “Ziggy Stardust,” in which two childhood friends come together and move apart over the course of their lives, and the final story, “Happy Ending With Sticky Tape” — aptly titled, and a bit more experimental in content.

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