On Nov. 27, 1881, in Vienna, the capital of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, one of the world’s greatest writers was born as a gift to humanity. His name was Stefan Zweig. He was a world-renowned celebrity, earning the distinction of being one of the most translated authors of the first half of the 20th century. Even […]
How pointless, we said to ourselves, frontiers were if it was child’s play for any aircraft to cross them, how provincial and artificial were customs barriers and border guards, how contrary to the spirit of our times that clearly wished for closer links and international fraternity.
Stefan Zweig, Die Welt von Gestern (The World of Yesterday)