Kracauer’s book Die Angestellten is a classic of analytical-documentary literature, which has not lost any of its relevance since its appearance (1930). "Reality is so afflicted, that it must admit colour". Walter Benjamin
Die Angestellten – Aus dem neuesten Deutschland (title of the English translation: The Salaried Masses – Duty and Distraction in Weimar Germany) by Siegfried Kracauer has been translated into Romanian (excerpt) by Maria-Magdalena Anghelescu under the title Salariaţii. Din Germania cea mai recenta, published by Editura Tact, Cluj-Napoca.