Walter Boehlich

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Walter Boehlich

Walter Boehlich (1921–2006) was the editor-in-chief of the Suhrkamp Verlag publishing house from 1957 to 1968. As a translator and journalist, he was also later responsible for editing, among others, Walter Benjamin’s collected writings (Gesammelte Schriften) and Gershom Scholem’s letters (Briefe). In 1969, he co-founded the publishing house Verlag der Autoren and in 1979 the bookstore Autorenbuchhandlung in Frankfurt on Main. Walter Boehlich died in Hamburg.

Titles by Walter Boehlich

Walter Boehlich, »I have my skepticism, my knowledge, and my conscience.«