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Forthcoming Book – Verklempt by Peter Sichrovsky

We are pleased to announce January 2016 as the release date for for Verklempt by internationally best-selling author Peter Sichrovsky. This small handsome volume is a collection of eleven short-stories and includes a Foreword by award-winning director and playwright Ari Roth. In Yiddish, “verklempt” can mean “choked with emotion.” These are love stories where love is a bitter pill, a joke, a missed chance at happiness, a secret, a ghost, or a longing to be with a person one cannot even remember. Sichrovsky writes without embellishment, spare outlines of characters that feel familiar, and infuses them with dark humor and tragedy in equal force.

Skiing History reviews Escape Home

Article-SckiingHistoryEscape Home is the memoir of Charles Paterson (born Karl Schanzer), Aspen architectural designer and owner of the famous Boomerang Lodge…. Even the book’s considerable length is barely able to cover the astonishing life of its author….”

Literaturhaus Wien event for Escape Home

DSCF8371The Exile Library at the Literaturhaus in Vienna welcomed DoppelHouse Press authors Charles Paterson and Carrie Paterson on June 4 to give a book presentation. Thanks to Ursula Seeber for organizing this heartwarming event, which was also a chance for many friends and relatives of the Patersons to meet each other. We are grateful Philipp Heinz caught these moments on camera for all of us.

New Nomadic Journal Feature Article by Susan Logoreci

We asked artist Susan Logoreci about a recent encounter she had in Montreal with Adrian Paci’s work, which resonated with her on personal and aesthetic levels. Image: Home to go, 2001, courtesy Peter Blum Gallery, New York.

Here’s an excerpt from her article:
Paci’s exhibition is a meditation on how fate shapes our emotional lives and how people hold on to strength as they are laid bare. It alternates between the beauty people create as well as the violence they are capable of, between powerful people and compliant ones. As a person who grew up with his personal freedom obliterated, Paci creates subtle work…

Summit Daily raves about Escape Home

Dad-AT-cover-story-August2013“What is the measure of a life well lived?” asks Karina Wetherbee of the Summit Daily in an April 5 book review of Escape Home: Rebuilding a Life After the Anschluss. “Rare is the person who does not look back on a lifetime with some sense of marvel… Some people live lives so large they seem to pack many existences into their brief time on this planet. Longtime Aspen resident Charles Paterson is one such person.”