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Bernhard Schlink is the author of the internationally best-selling novel The Reader. He is a former judge and teaches public law and legal philosophy at Humboldt University in Berlin and at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York City.
A rollicking good read. Each story is tightly told, clever and speeds ahead like a Benz on the autobahn. Hoping for more, much more.Published 13 months ago by Ferdinand Foch
I read that Schlink thinks poorly of those Germans who try to hide their background and, instead become Americans. Well, in this volume of stories, that's what he does. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Julie Ann Wambach
Very well written, profound and very real. You feel that lies are something so common in our lives. Each story reminds a peace of our own lives. Truth is so full of lies.Published on August 10, 2013 by Michael Beigel
This is a selection chosen for our Book Club. This is not light summer reading. The only link to summer is that each of the stories takes place in the summer months. Read morePublished on July 28, 2013 by Barbara A Danner
I am not a fan of short stories but found these really interesting and thought provoking in the same ways as the "Reader".Published on March 9, 2013 by Lorraine Christie
Like all his books, this one by Schlink is a compelling, interesting read. He's one of my favorite authors so in addition to this book, I recommend the detective (Self) series he... Read morePublished on January 25, 2013 by Donald C. Keffer
I don't usually enjoy reading short stories, as they are generally over before you have a chance to get into them. Read morePublished on January 25, 2013 by Cellie
I made my way through a quarter of this book, having read the first two stories. I usually try to review a book after I've finished it but there are exceptions. Read morePublished on November 3, 2012 by Flippy