"It's just a masterpiece. When I read it I thought, how is it that we don't know about this-how is it that I am the only person I know who's read this book?" Wes Anderson, on Stefan Zweig's "Beware of Pity"Contents: "A Conversation with Wes Anderson-"Wes Anderson discusses Zweig's life and work with Zweig biographer George Prochnik. "The World of Yesterday-"Selected extracts from Zweig's memoir," "an unrivalled evocation of bygone Europe. "Beware of Pity-"An extract from Zweig's only novel, a devastating depiction of the torment of the betrayal of both honour and love. "Twenty-Four Hours in the Life of a Woman-"One of Stefan Zweig's best-loved stories in full-a passionate tale of gambling, love and death.