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[1]. "Stefan Zweig's World of Yesterday" in The Quarterly Conversation [Online quarterly], 6 September 2010. 11 pages. See:

[2012]: New York Review Books, New York

[2]. "Introduction" in Stefan Zweig. Confusion. The Private Papers of Privy Councillor R. von D. [Verwirrung der Gefühle. Private Aufzeichnungen des Geheimrates R. von D.]. Translated by Anthea Bell. xix/153p. Introduction by George Prochnik. "Introduction", pp. vii-xix

[2014]: Other Press, New York

[3]. The Impossible Exile. Stefan Zweig at the End of the World. 390p. Illustrated with 29 photographs. Frontispiece: Stefan Zweig on a bus in New York City, 1941. Photograph by Kurt Severin. See Translations below


Introduction, pp. (1)-28. Annotations, pp. 375-376
Chapter One. Odysseus to Oedipus, pp. (29)-53. Annotations, pp. 376-378
Chapter Two. The Beggars and the Bridge, pp. (54)-82. Annotations, pp. 378-379
Chapter Three. People of the Book, pp. (83)-116. Annotations, pp. 379-380
Chapter Four. Traveling Womb, pp. (117)-141. Annotations, pp. 380-381
Chapter Five . The Reunion, pp. (142)-167. Annotations, pp. 381-382
Chapter Six. To the Coffeehouse, pp. (168)-197. Annotations, p. 382
Chapter Seven. Global Roulette, pp. (198)-225. Annotations, p. 383
Chapter Eight. Educational Debts, pp. (226)-252. Annotations, pp. 383-384
Chapter Nine. The Other Side, pp. (253)-267. Annotations, p. 385
Chapter Ten. Gardens in Wartime, pp. (268)-292. Annotations, p. 385
Chapter Eleven. The Arcadian Exile, pp. (293)-317. Annotations, p. 385
Chapter Twelve. Refuge, pp. (318)-349. Annotations, p. 386
Epilogue, pp. (351)-368. Annotations, pp. 386-387
Acknowledgments, pp. (369)-371
Annotations, pp. (372)-387
Photo Captions and Credits, pp. (388)-390



[2016]: Wanglu yu Shu, Taibei shi

Chuweige zuihou de fangzhu: yige yongheng guoke de cuowei rensheng. Translated by Zhongxian Huang. 311p. Illustrated [Spot, 16]


[2016]: Éditions Bernard Grasset, Paris

L'impossible exil: Stefan Zweig et la fin du monde. Translated by Cécile Dutheil de la Rochère. 444p. Illustrated


[2016]: C. H. Beck Verlag, München

Das unmögliche Exil. Stefan Zweig am Ende der Welt. Translated by Andreas Wirthensohn. 397p. Illustrated. Also available as a Computer File Online-Resource, 397. Electronic book text / DF15: Biographie / VLB-WN 9951: Biographien, Autobiographien. See: Das unmögliche Exil. Stefan Zweig am Ende der Welt


[2014]: Editorial Ariel, Barcelona

El exilio imposible. Stefan Zweig en el fin del mundo. Translated by Ana Herrera Ferrer. 413/(3)p. Illustrated


[2016]: Yapi Kredi Yayinlari, Istanbul

Imkânsiz sürgün: Stefan Zweig dünyanin sonunda. Translated by Yesim Seber. 376p.


Aciman, André . "A Story told in Twilight" in The Wall Street Journal [New York], 24-25 May 2014, Books, p. C7. Contains a photograph of Stefan Zweig on the steps of the New York Public Library in 1942 [sic = 1941]
Bakshian Jr., Aram. "The Impossible Exile" in The Washington Times [Washington, DC], 5 September 2014. See: Search: George Prochnik
"Book reviews roundup: Havel: A Life, Everything I Never Told You, The Impossible Exile: Stefan Zweig at the End of the World" in The Guardian [London], 28 November 2014. See: http://www.the
"Customer Review" in See: These pages contain the following reviews: [1]. Philip Brantingham. "Zweig's End", 1 June 2014. [2]. Miguel Faria. "Stefan Zweig - Elusive writer, haunting figure and, ultimately, tragic hero", 6 May 2014. [3]. Houseboat dweller. "Not simply a biography", 17 May 2014. [4]. Book reporter (New York, New York), 29 May 2014. [5]. Apelles, 28 May 2014. [6]. Elenad. "Enjoy with Caution", 23 May 2014. [7]. Mel u-The Reading Life. "A Wonderful Account of Stefan Zweig and his Lost World", 7 May 2014
Dold, Gaylord. "'Impossible Exile' traces Stefan Zweig's wanderings" in The Wichita Eagle [Wichita, KS], 24 August 2014. See:
Fassler, Joe. "How Creativity Could Save Humanity" in The Atlantic / Online series / Entertainment, 6 May 2014. This is an interview by phone with George Prochnik and a review of Prochnik's Zweig biography. See:
Friedman, Gabe. "Meet Stefan Zweig, the Jewish novelist who inspired 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'" in Jewish Telegraphic Agency / The Telegraph [London], 16 January 2015 // See: Reprinted in the Jewish Journal [Los Angeles], 17 January 2015. See: and Jewish Standard [Teaneck, NJ], 20 January 2015 and
Gendler, Neal. " The Impossible Exile: Stefan Zweig at the end of the World" in The Jewish Times [Baltimore], 29 May 2014. See:
Gladstone, Bill. "Renewed Interest in Austrian-Jewish Author Stefan Zweig" in The Canadian Jewish News [Concord, Ontario / Montreal, Quebec], 26 June 2014. See:
Gray, John. "Last exit to nowhere: the lost world of Stefan Zweig" in New Statesman [London], 11-17 July 2014, pp. 42-44. Contains a photograph of Stefan Zweig on a bus in New York City, 1941. See: Type John Gray in search window
Hensher, Philip. "Stefan Zweig: the tragedy of a great bad writer" in The Spectator [London], 22 November 2014. See:
"The Impossible Exile: Stefan Zweig at the End of the World by George Prochnik, book review", 2 May 2014. See: end-of-the-world
Jensen, Morten Høi. "Stefan Zweig and the Long Night's Dawn" in Los Angeles Review of Books [Los Angeles, CA],22 June 2014. See:
Kamm, Oliver. "Stefan Zweig - a reputation regained" in The Jewish Chronicle Online, 9 May 2014. See:
Kirsch, Adam. "One of Liberalism's Greatest Defenders Doesn't Deserve His Obscurity. The Pathos of Stefan Zweig and His Overdue Revival" in The New Republic [New York], 245:14 [10 August 2014]. See:
Lensing, Leo A. "Marshmallows" in The Times Literary Supplement [London], 13 March 2015, Literary Criticism, p. 12. This article also contains a review of The Society of the Crossed Keys
Levasseur, Jennifer. "The strange history of Stefan Zweig, the impossible exile" in The Sydney Morning Herald [Sydney, Australia], 3 February 2015. See:
Martin, Stoddard. "The Impossible Exile. Glorius literary career that ended in a death pact" in The Jewish Chronicle [London], 13 November 2014. See:
Muhlstein, Anka. "His Exile Was Intolerable" in The New York Review of Books [New York], 71:8 [8 May 2014], pp. 13-15. A discussion of The Impossible Exile: Stefan Zweig at the End of the World by George Prochnik and the movie The Grand Budapest Hotel by Wes Anderson. This review article was translated from the French by Antony Shugaar. Contains a photograph of Stefan Zweig and Joseph Roth, Belgium, 1936 and a photograph of Ralph Fiennes in The Grand Budapest Hotel
NPR Staff. "The Rise and Fall of Stefan Zweig, Who Inspired Grand Budpest Hotel". NPR interview with George Prochnik, author of The Impossible World, 2 April 2014. See:
O'Grady, Megan. "Why You Should Be Reading Stefan Zweig - the Inspiration Behind Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel". A review of The Impossible Exile, Books, 1 May 2014. See:
Phillips, Francis. "Why did Stefan Zweig choose suicide when he had the chance of a new life in exile?" in Catholic Herald [London], 22 January 2015. See:
Prochnik, George. "Inspiration Information: 'The Impossible Exile: Stefan Zweig at the End of the World'" in The New Yorker [New York], 1 May 2014. See:
Rivera, Nelson. "Stefan Zweig rumbo al abismo" in El Nacional [Caracas, Venezuela], 22 February 2015. See:
Rohter, Larry. "Austrian Novelist Rises Anew" in The New York Times [New York], Thursday 29 May 2014, The Arts, pp. C1, C4. Contains a discussion of George Prochnik's new biography of Stefan Zweig, The Impossible Exile. Stefan Zweig at the End of the World, and Wes Anderson's film The Grand Budapest Hotel. Mention is also made of the brilliant English translations of Zweig's works by Anthea Bell, Laurent Seksik's recent novel The Last Days [Les Derniers Jours de Stefan Zweig] which is an account of Zweig's final six months, and there are also quotations from an interview with the Brazilian writer Alberto Dines. Illustrated with a photograph of Stefan Zweig and one of Ralph Fiennes [who looks like Stefan Zweig] in The Grand Budapest Hotel, which is set in Europe between the wars, the milieu of much of Stefan Zweig's work. See:
Scott, A. O. "George Prochnik's 'Impossible Exile', About Stefan Zweig", Online version, 12 June 2014. See: Reprinted as "Man Without a Country. For the celebrated Austrian writer Stefan Zweig, Europe's descent into war in the 1930s was too much to bear" in The New York Times Bookreview [New York], 15 June 2014, pp. 12-13
Scott, A. O. "El exilio imposible. Stefan Zweig en el fin del mundo" in El Cultural [Madrid], 23 February 2015. See: See: Scott, A. O. No. 23 above
"Stefan Zweig: Song of exile" in The Economist [London], 14 June 2014. See:
Tonkin, Boyd. "The Impossible Exile: Stefan Zweig at the End of the World by George Prochnik, book review: Mitteleuropa's tragic symbol" in The Independent [London], 12 December 2014. Online 13 December 2014. See:
Wilson, Frances. "The Impossible Exile: Stefan Zweig at the End of the World by George Prochnik, review: 'essayistic und unusual'" in The Telegraph [London], Online version, 16 November 2014. See:
ʿUlyān, Hanāʾ, "Baḥthan ʿan sirr intiḥār Stīfān Tsfāygh maʿa zawjatihī" [In Search of the Mystery Why Stefan Zweig, Together with His Wife, Committed Suicide], in: Al-Ḥayāt [The Life] (international print edition) [London], ?? [09 June 2014], p. ??. See:


"A Reader's Guide to Stefan Zweig" in Huffington Post / Online, 26 March 2014. See:

"Stefan Zweig's Alligator Shoes And The Vienna Of Yesterday" in Huffington Post / Online, 16 May 2014. See:


"Inspiration Information: "The Impossible Exile: Stefan Zweig at the End of the World" in The New Yorker [New York]. Posted by George Prochnik, 1 May 2014. See:

[2015]: Newsweek [New York]

"The Real-Life Muse Behind Wes Anderson's 'Grand Budapest Hotel'" in Newsweek [New York], 17 February 2015. See:


"When It's Too Late to Stop Fascism, According to Stefan Zweig" in The New Yorker [New York], 6 February 2017. See: </lst>

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