A tad harsh, perhaps, but he has a point. Biographer George Prochnik talks about his subject Stefan Zweig, the inspiration for Wes Anderson's new film Grand Budapest Hotel. By the 1930s, Stefan... Stefan Zweig was born on the 28th november 1881 in Wien (Austria).
In this remarkably fine new translation, Anthea Bell perfectly captures Stefan Zweig's glorious evocation of a lost world, Vienna's golden age, in which he... Stefan Zweig (1881-1942), novelist, biographer, poet, and translator, was born in Vienna into a wealthy Austrian Jewish family. New York Review Books has published Zweig's novels The Post-Office Girl and Beware of Pity as well as the novella Chess Story. Stefan Zweig (1881 - 1942) ist neben Thomas Mann und Hermann Hesse der weltweit bekannteste und meistgelesene deutschsprachige Schriftsteller des 20.