April 2009 Indie Next List
“This uncommonly affecting page-turner, set in postwar Germany, evokes equal depths of thought and feeling. Written in spare, keenly observed prose, it is a story of love, and of personal and historical responsibility, and the novel's wrenching moral questions still have me in their grip.”
— John Willson, Eagle Harbor Book Company, Bainbridge Island, WA
Simplified Chinese edition of Der Vorlester or The Reader, winner of the Fisk Fiction Prize. A young man tries to make sense of human fallacies and the shame felt by the people connected to the Holocaust in postwar Germany. Distributed by Tsai Fong Books, Inc.