Local favorite (with a dozen of his books under review) Peter Weiss was born 8 November 1916, so centenary-time is quickly approaching.
Getting things started is the Peter Weiss 100 festival at HAU Hebbel am Ufer, which runs through 8 October.
Among the German publications to look forward to in the coming weeks are the definitive edition of his great The Aesthetics of Resistance, as well as the first real biography, Werner Schmidt's Peter Weiss - Biografie; I hope to be able to get (to) both of them.
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Watch the duo perform tracks from their new album for the first time.