Check Out
The Bestselling Books of All Time
See the List

Walter Kempowski

Marrow and Bone
 
W K

About the Author

Walter Kempowski (1929–2007) was one of Germany’s most important postwar writers. In the 1980s he began gathering diaries, letters, and memoirs of World War II, which he edited into ten volumes published in German. Swansong 1945 is the first portion to appear in English.

Shaun Whiteside’s translations from the German include classics by Freud, Musil, and Nietzsche.

Sign me up for news about Walter Kempowski and more from Penguin Random House

Books by Walter Kempowski published by New York Review Books

Back to Top