Three Tearless Histories

Three Tearless Histories

by Erich Hackl

Translated by Mike Mitchell

Published by: DoppelHouse Press

Imprint: DoppelHouse Press

216 Pages, 5.00 x 7.50 in

  • Paperback
  • 9780999754443
  • Published: September 2018


  • Hardcover
  • 9780997003437
  • Published: January 2017


“Powerful inquiries spurred by photos—history made flesh, the untold lives of the mostly forgotten.”
—Kirkus Reviews

“A missionary voice of human dignity.”
—World Literature Today

Erich Hackl, 2017 recipient of the internationally-recognized Human Rights Award of Upper Austria and winner of multiple literature prizes, brings three little-known and inspiring biographies to light: Gisela Tschofenig’s hidden life in the Austrian resistance; a fragmented interview with Wilhelm Brasse, who photographed Auschwitz inmates and saved evidence of Mengele’s horrific crimes; and “the multi-generational story of the Klagsbrunns, who fled Nazism in Vienna only to find another kind of terror in fascist Brazil.