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Tuesday, May 27, 2008

(Farrar, Straus & Giroux), by Peter Demetz

Prague had long been a cultural, multiethnic city at the heart of Central Europe. When the Nazis occupied Czechoslovakia in 1939, the city’s inhabitants were faced with the possibility of collaboration, passive or active resistance, imprisonment, death, escape or simply trying to carry on as best they could. Literary . . .