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Ranked among Deutsche Welle sGerman Must Reads in English Translation ,OctoberI am wildly in love with someone, but I ll say noabout it That way it could always be you Set around the Caf des Westens, the epicenter of early twentieth century Expressionist Berlin, Else Lasker Sch ler chronicles the demise of her marriage in a series of letters to her husband Herwarth Walden, publisher of the avant garde journal Der Sturm Assuming the guise of alter egos such as Tino of Baghad or the Prince of Thebes, she weaves a web of Oriental fantasies to inform her husband of her infidelities In so doing, she transforms a personal crisis into a metaphor for the end of an era Starring a host of leading artists, including Karl Kraus, Alfred D blin, Oskar Kokoschka, Karl Schmidt Rottluff, Emil Nolde and Arnold Sch nberg, My Heart offers an unforgettable insider s glimpse into one of Berlin s most artistically vibrant and fascinating periods This edition the first English language translation to appear to date features an introduction by Professor Jakob Hessing of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and a glossary of relevant names and terms