Books by Thomas Weyr

Thomas Weyr is native of Vienna and was educated at Columbia University, the Sorbonne, and the University of Vienna, where he received his doctorate. He has worked for many years as a journalist and has written and translated ten books. He lives in Bronxv

Released: Feb. 1, 2005

"Vienna remains provincial and unimportant, Weyr writes, and 'the city's culture in the twenty-first century is all in the past,' another victim of a tragic time. A solid, well-written history of a city undone."
In 1938, that year of Anschluss, Adolf Hitler promised that he would "give a proper setting" to the pearl that was Vienna. He remade the city indeed, writes Vienna native and now American journalist Weyr, but with far from lustrous results. Read full book review >