Stefan Zweig

Jews won’t save themselves by staying out of politics.

Feb. 16 2024 12:01AM

“They mean to burn our books, and us along with them.”

David Mikics
Sept. 8 2022 12:01AM

Stefan Zweig was a reasonable man. But Herzl saw that the age to come was not going to be reasonable.

Jan. 14 2022 12:01AM

“A drunken madman has taken hold of the world’s rudder and is sending us zigzagging into the abyss.”

Robert Philpot
Nov. 10 2021 12:01AM

How an eccentric doctor created a national treasure.

Aviya Kushner
April 26 2018 12:01AM

Though he’s now largely unknown, for many Europeans of my generation he was the most important writer of our time. Were we right about him?

Sept. 22 2016 12:01AM

The calm before the storm.

Feb. 1 2016 12:01AM

The famed elegist of turn-of-the-century Vienna has sparked renewed interest. Is it because he sustains the dream—or, rather, the fantasy—of a Europe that never was. . .

Patrice Higonnet and James McAuley
Sept. 9 2014 12:01AM

The renowned Austrian Jewish author Stefan Zweig, in comfortable exile during World War II, committed suicide in Brazil in February 1942. Why?

Anka Muhlstein
April 25 2014 12:01AM