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Liam Hoare

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A freelance writer on politics and literature based in Vienna. He is the Europe editor for Moment and a frequent contributor to Slate, The Forward and Tablet.

Hidden Cornucopia

In a crowded brunch landscape, Turnhalle im brick5 offers exceptional organic fare in a relaxed environment When the doors to Turnhalle im brick5 open on weekends, a brunch of earthly delights awaits – but you’ll...

Book Review | Saving the White Stallions by Mark Felton

How the US Army helped preserve the famed Lipizzaners in the final days of WWII Weeks from the end of the Second World War, a rogue unit of the American Army slipped across the lines...

After Europe: Ivan Krastev’s Doomsday Prognosis for the EU

In After Europe, Ivan Krastev argues that the refugee crisis is Europe’s gravest threat Europe is in crisis and Ivan Krastev is worried. As at the end of the Habsburg dynasty a century ago, “Europeans...
Asperger

Edith Sheffer’s ‘Asperger’s Children’ Reveals ‘The Origins of Autism in Nazi Vienna’

Edith Sheffer updates the record on the famed Austrian physician to chilling effect As a pioneer of autistic psychopathy, Hans Asperger has a benevolent image as a “champion of neuro-diversity,” writes historian Edith Sheffer. His...
florentin 1090

Florentin 1090 is the Newest Addition to Vienna’s Israeli Restaurants

Florentin 1090 joins the growing number of Israeli restaurants, but remains behind the competition. Between Ottolenghi in London, Miznon in Paris, and Tel Aviv in Warsaw, Israeli restaurants are enjoying a boom in Europe. And...
yiza

Books | Michael Köhlmeier’s Yiza Looks at the Refugee Crisis from a Child’s Perspective

Austrian author Michael Köhlmeier looks at the refugee crisis from a child’s perspective. Michael Köhlmeier’s startling new novella Yiza is written so bewitchingly unadorned that one can lose sight of the trauma and brutality contained...
balkans

Special Report | Can Austria Help Bring the Balkans Into the EU?

Can Austria help bring Southeastern Europe into the EU’s fold? After all, as State Chancellor Klemens von Metternich knew, “the Balkans begin at Rennweg” In July 2018, Austria will again assume the European Union presidency, just as enlargement comes back on the...
review twilight of empire

Books | Mayerling Revisited: Rebuilding the Story of Crown Prince Rudolf’s Murder-Suicide with his...

Debunking myths of the murder-suicide of Crown Prince Rudolf and his lover You know the story – or, you think you know it. With the scenery collapsing around the Austro-Hungarian Empire, two lovers – Crown...
late fame

Books | Discover Arthur Schnitzler’s Forgotten Novella: Late Fame

Arthur Schnitzler’s forgotten novella is released in English, in a stylish translation by Alexander Starritt Arthur Schnitzler’s beguiling novella Late Fame is as much about the vanity of youth as the foolishness of old age. When...
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