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Press Release

What does it really mean to be Black? In a deeply divided country, a light-skinned African American sets out to find his identity. New Release: Color – Ein amerikanisches Leben Color – Ein Amerikanisches Leben (The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man, Roman von James Weldon Johnson, translated and published by Olaf Knechten, hardcover: ISBN 9783754374634,… Read More

Release: Color – Ein amerikanisches Leben

Color – Ein amerikanisches Leben, my translation of James Weldon Johnson’s novel The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man has been released in the German speaking world. My special thanks go to Christina Brunnenkamp for her excellent editing job and Bettina Caspers-Henn of Indianapolis GmbH for her brilliant typesetting and design work. Color – Ein Amerikanisches… Read More