Robert E. Goodwin

Robert E. Goodwin is a member of the faculty at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY. He is the author of THE PLAYWORLD OF SANSKRIT DRAMA and translator of Rüdiger Safranski's ROMANTICISM: A GERMAN AFFAIR as well as Markus Werner's ON THE EDGE, forthcoming from New York Review Books. He currently lives in upstate New York.


On the Edge

"ON THE EDGE captivates the reader from the very first line." - Pia Reinacher, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

"[ON THE EDGE] appears harmlessand then moves your world."- Susanne Schader, Die Presse

"The miraculous ease with which this novel combines weighty philosophical issues with a gripping story is a rarity in contemporary German literature." - Marion Lhe, Rheinischer Merkur

"Markus Werner...belongs to the best German-language authors of his generation." - Marcel Reich-Ranicki, Der Spiegel