Joseph Roth

Joseph Roth


Born
in Brody (Austro-Hungarian Empire), Ukraine
September 02, 1894

Died
May 27, 1939

Genre

Influences


Joseph Roth was born and grew up in Brody, a small town near Lemberg in East Galicia, part of the easternmost reaches of what was then the Austro-Hungarian empire and is now Ukraine. Roth was born into a Jewish family. He died in Paris.

http://www.josephroth.de/

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“A lot of truths about the living world are recorded in bad books; they are just badly written about.”
Joseph Roth, The Radetzky March

“That was how things were back then. Anything that grew took its time growing, and anything that perished took a long time to be forgotten. But everything that had once existed left its traces, and people lived on memories just as they now live on the ability to forget quickly and emphatically.”
Joseph Roth, The Radetzky March

“Anyway, I am unfitted to hold down a job anywhere unless they were to pay me for getting angry at the world." 96”
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Polls

November 2015 New School Classics Group Read

1988, Matilda by Roald Dahl, 240 pages
 
  26 votes, 17.3%

1982, Schindler's List by Thomas Keneally, 429 pages
 
  25 votes, 16.7%

1997, Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden, 434 pages
 
  17 votes, 11.3%

1930, As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner, 267 pages
 
  15 votes, 10.0%

1988, The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho, 197 pages
 
  13 votes, 8.7%

1987, Beloved by Toni Morrison, 324 pages
 
  11 votes, 7.3%

1932, Cold Comfort Farm by Stella Gibbons, 233 pages
 
  8 votes, 5.3%

1989, The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan, 288 pages
 
  7 votes, 4.7%

 
  7 votes, 4.7%

 
  5 votes, 3.3%

1932, The Radetzky March by Joseph Roth, 352 pages
 
  4 votes, 2.7%

 
  4 votes, 2.7%

1949, The Sheltering Sky by Paul Bowles, 342 pages
 
  3 votes, 2.0%

1928, Quicksand by Nella Larsen, 192 pages
 
  2 votes, 1.3%

1939, Johnny Got His Gun by Dalton Trumbo, 243 pages
 
  2 votes, 1.3%

1931, The Road Back by Erich Maria Remarque, 352 pages
 
  1 vote, 0.7%

 
  0 votes, 0.0%

1997, Out by Natsuo Kirino, 400 pages
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

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