About the Author
Peter Schneider is one of Germany's best-known political essayists, the author of The Wall Jumper and the novel Couplings. He lives in Berlin.
Table of Contents
Before the fall -- East-west passages -- Sentimental Germany -- Some people can even sleep through an earthquake -- In Germany, Saigon wins : the Vietnamese in Berlin -- Two successful rogues -- The genealogist -- The deep-freeze theory and other hypotheses -- Three bad reasons and two good ones to fear the Germans -- Of dogs and Germans.