Why I Used Real Life Inspirations for A Table In Berlin

4664101_1AContinuing the theme today of the 25th Anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, I want to talk about a very close friend of my brother’s who provided the inspiration for the character of Christian Bauer in the novel A Table In Berlin. Continue reading

A Table In Berlin and the Fall of The Wall

Cover Table in BerlinToday marks the 25th anniversary of what is considered the fall of the Berlin Wall. It is an auspicious occasion for which I should have been in Berlin itself right now, instead of on the island of Fuerteventura without a passport. But that’s another story. Or probably will be one day. Continue reading