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A Mirror for my Counterpart

Can two halves of homelands become one?

When the muezzin sings, Huzur buries her head under her pillow. When her colleagues at the school in Wedding reduce her to her Turkish heritage, she comes to class wearing a headscarf - and is suspended. When a strange man at the ...


How To Live Your Life

If you happen to be young and male, chances are that you may be one of life's observers, one of those people who sit on the sidelines and let life pass them by. At least you may well be if you belong to the generation that doesn't really know how to live. If, in short, you have always been left to ...
Rights sold: The Netherlands, Hungary, Croatia, English World Rights, Serbia

Carl Haffner's Love of the Draw

Vienna, 1910: Carl Haffner is playing the great Emanuel Lasker for the title of world chess champion. It is a seemingly impossible task, for Lasker has already held the title for 16 years, and Haffner is a highly unlikely challenger--brilliant and gifted, but also shy, sickly, and perversely ...
Rights sold: UK, France, Netherlands, Croatia, Czech Republic

Don’t Forget a Single Word

Three eras, three women, three fates
Set in the Silesian town of Gleiwitz, the stories of Martha, Maria, and Magda trace the history of this border region: following the Germans, Poles, and Czechs, Christians and Jews, who loved and hated each other, were expelled and whose ...