Books by Joseph Roth

JOSEPH ROTH by Joseph Roth
Released: Jan. 16, 2012

"A quintessential depiction of one man's view from the brink of the abyss."
The doomed world of interwar Europe comes to burning life in the anguished correspondence of the peripatetic Austrian novelist/journalist. Read full book review >
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Released: Dec. 1, 2003

"Haunting and powerful evocation of a world Hitler despised."
One of the greatest newspaper correspondents during the golden age of German journalism brilliantly illuminates the inexorable, deepening chaos that prefaced WWII. Read full book review >
WHAT I SAW by Joseph Roth
CURRENT AFFAIRS
Released: Dec. 1, 2002

"Poignant and prescient. (35 b&w photos)"
Evocative pieces about life in interbellum Berlin by a Jewish journalist and fiction writer (The Collected Stories of Joseph Roth, 2002, etc.). Read full book review >
THE COLLECTED STORIES OF JOSEPH ROTH by Joseph Roth
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2001

"Essential, deeply satisfying fiction from one of the least known of the 20th-century's greatest writers."
An important collection of 17 stories and (brief) novellas, all written between 1916 and 1940 by the Austrian writer whose superb novels (including The Silent Prophet and The Radetzky March) rank among the finest rediscovered fiction of recent decades. Read full book review >
THE WANDERING JEWS by Joseph Roth
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 20, 2000

"Graphic sketches of a life long gone, rendered with a sharp eye and an even sharper tongue. (9 b&w photos)"
The first English translation of five eloquent essays on the plight of the European Jews by Austrian author Roth (1894-1939). Read full book review >
REBELLION by Joseph Roth
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Nov. 1, 1999

Rebellion ($21.95; Nov.; 160 pp.; 0-312-20574-0). Read full book review >

THE TALE OF THE 1002ND NIGHT by Joseph Roth
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 1998

Thirteenth novel, and the last published (in 1939), by the Austrian author (1884—1939) whose richly textured fiction has earned him comparisons with Kafka, Musil, and Mann. Read full book review >

THRILLERS
Released: May 4, 1992

The situation is hopeless but not serious, they used to say in Vienna. Read full book review >