Jozef Imrich, name worthy of Kafka, has his finger on the pulse of any irony of interest and shares his findings to keep you in-the-know with the savviest trend setters and infomaniacs.
''I want to stay as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all kinds of things you can't see from the center.''
The Collapse: The Accidental Opening of the Berlin Wall
The Collapse: The Accidental Opening of the Berlin Wall.By Mary Elise Sarotte. Basic Books; 291 pages; $27.99 and £18.99. Buy
from Amazon.com; Amazon.co.ukA blow-by-blow account of the birth
of modern Germany on November 9th 1989, when, at an otherwise dull press
conference in East Berlin, a government spokesman said that a new law permitting
East Germans more freedom to travel would go into effect immediately. It changed
Europe for ever.