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Riot Material excerpts The Last Days of Mankind, spotlighting artist Deborah Sengl

On the centenary anniversary of the Armistice that ended The Great War, Riot Material publishes an excerpt from The Last Days of Mankind – A Visual Guide to Karl Kraus’ Great War Epic, based on Deborah Sengl’s installation of Karl Kraus’ legendary play critiquing the war. With images from the Viennese artist’s exhibition of taxidermied rats, drawings and paintings … Continue reading

The Last Days of Mankind makes Publishers Weekly’s Top 10 list

The Last Days of Mankind – A Visual Guide to Karl Kraus’ Great War Epic is included on Publishers Weekly’s Top 10 Art, Architecture & Photography books – Fall 2018 for its “eye-catching” display of over 100 taxidermy rats and colorful sketches to restage Karl Kraus’ seminal (and unperformable) drama about The Great War. See the full list. Learn … Continue reading

Graham Foundation awards DoppelHouse with a grant for new art & architecture book

We’re pleased to announce that DoppelHouse Press has received a grant from the Graham Foundation for Jacques and Jacqueline Groag, Architect and Designer: Two Hidden Figures of the Viennese Modern Movement by architecture historian Ursula Prokop. Prokop’s meticulous history restores Jacques and Jacqueline Groag to their rightful places in the pantheon of Viennese Modernists. She explores their individual … Continue reading

“Verklempt” author Peter Sichrovsky featured on JewishFiction.net

In Peter Sichrovsky’s short story “New York,” which was recently featured on JewishFiction.net, a Jewish couple living in Brooklyn consider their own survival of the Holocaust as they contemplate whether or not to attend a reception at the Austrian Embassy for the fiftieth anniversary of the end of WWII. Peter Sichrovsky is an Austrian journalist, author, … Continue reading

Red City Review praises Verklempt: Stories by Peter Sichrovsky

Red City Review writes: “What makes these stories so entertaining and engaging is the fact that the characters in each of the stories are the kind of people you’ve met before. They have to face relatable issues like dealing with the complications of a new love, getting older, struggling to keep their families together, and … Continue reading

Midwest Book Review recommends Verklempt for libraries

Original, entertaining, memorable, and deftly crafted works of fiction, “Verklempt” is very highly recommended for both community and academic library Literary Fiction collections. — Midwest Book Review, May 2016 Continue reading

Acclaimed journal JewishFiction.net publishes a Sichrovsky short story from his upcoming collection Verklempt

We are thrilled that this acclaimed journal of Jewish fiction has published Peter Sichrovsky’s short story “Onju”, which will be include in his forthcoming collection Verklempt in January 2016. Continue reading

New video – an interview with author Charles Paterson

On this happy occasion of reuniting two long lost friends, we wanted to post this interview that was shown during the exhibition “Werkbundsiedlung Vienna 1932 – A Model for New Living” curated by Eva-Maria Orosz and Andreas Nierhaus, running from Sept. 6, 2012 – Jan 13, 2013. Continue reading

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. Continue reading

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