About the Author

Hanns Zischler has directed TV movies and live theater and has appeared himself in films by Claude Chabrol, Jean-Luc Godard, and Wim Wenders. He is a cofounder of Merve and Alpheus Publishers and is the author of Tagesreisen and You Can't Judge a Book by Its Cover.

Susan H. Gillespie is director of the Institute for International Liberal Education at Bard College and the translator of works by Theodor Adorno, Friedrich Hölderlin, and Helga Königsdorf, among others.