Endpapers Bonus Material

An Endpapers Gallery

Photography, Music, Genealogy & Art

Family Photographs

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An Endpapers Playlist

For all his devotion to the literary life, Kurt Wolff lived a parallel one rich with music. You can listen to a soundtrack to the book, in more or less chronological order, by going to Spotify, where I’ve chosen the most appropriate recordings the platform will allow. Learn more about how each selection ties into the story.

An Endpapers Family Tree

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Illustration by Donovan Andrews

Woodcuts from the Kurt Wolff Verlag

Woodcut by Frans Masereel from the graphic novel Le Soleil.
Published in Munich by Kurt Wolff Verlag as Die Sonne, 1920.

Woodcut by Ernst Ludwig Kirchner on front endpapers of Georg Heym’s Umbra Vitae (Shadow of Life).
Published in Munich by Kurt Wolff Verlag, 1924.