17 August 2006


This is demoralizing.

Here's Lech Walesa on Grass's honorary Gdansk citizenship:

Who will talk to him here now or invite him? I am happy we never met, that I never had to shake his hand. I lost my father in the war and Grass was in the SS.

- from Reuters

[ posted by sstrader on 17 August 2006 at 3:02:07 PM in Language & Literature ]