On the Death of Siegfried Lenz ? ?You have to justify your life?

Siegfried Lenz, one of the great writers of German post-war literature is dead. He died on 7 October 2014, surrounded by his family. He was 88 years old.... more more

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A reply to Ian Buruma and Timothy Garton Ash

from 26.03.2007

Any polemic has the potential to enlighten, even if it ruffles feathers. The polemic I penned for signandsight.com and Perlentaucher.de with my comments on Ian Buruma's book "Murder in Amsterdam," and which has provoked so many passionate reactions in the US, Europe and right across to Israel and the Middle East, ...

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