Tag: Lore Segal

September 25, 2011  |  No Comments

I discovered Christian Morgenstern and his collection of poems called Gallows Songs (or Galgenlieder in the original German) while researching my novel The Jump Artist; Morgenstern was one of the many writers Philippe Halsman read while in Innsbruck Prison in 1928 and 1929.

The University of Michigan Press jacket copy says that this mysterious poet died … Read More