The New Generation of Classic Short Stories

Peter Schneider

Peter Schneider is the one of Berlin's most prolific and popular novelists. In English, his fiction publications include The Wall, The German Comedy, Couplings, Eduard's Homecoming, and Lenz in Three Contemporary German Novellas. He also writes essays about politics and literature for The New York Times, The New Republic, Newsweek, and Time. He wrote the screenplays for Knife in the Head directed by Reinhard Hauff and The Promise directed by Margarethe von Trotta. His short story, 'Vati' (Daddy), is currently being made into the movie My Father, directed by Egidio Eronico and starring Charlton Heston.

Stories by Peter Schneider published in Zoetrope: All-Story:
  Uncovered, Vol. 7, No. 2