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ELit Book Tip: Lana Lux’s Novel "Kukolka"

Posted by Lena Gorelik | | filed under: ,

When you read enthralling books, there is always this moment when the novel is no longer just a novel. Take for example reading on a train: you look up in amazement to notice that you just missed the ...

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Visuality, Non-Agency and Found Footage in heves: New Trends in contemporary Turkish Poetry (2003-2010)

Posted by Efe Murad | | filed under:

Experimentation is not something new in poetry and cannot only be confined to the early 20th Century European avant-garde. Every experiment in different literary contexts is a new experience. What ...

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ELit Book Tip: Dominique Goblets Graphic Novel "Pretending is Lying"

Posted by Christian Gasser | | filed under: ,

In “Pretending is Lying” the Belgian comic artist Dominique Goblet illustrates the abysses of her childhood and comes up with some striking images.

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ELit Book Tip: OCTOBER: THE STORY OF THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION BY CHINA MIÉVILLE

Posted by West Camel | | filed under: ,

China Miéville’s fiction output outnumbers his nonfiction by about three to one. So, while his political and academic credentials ...

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ELit Book Tip: Iris Wolff’s “So tun, als ob es regnet” – A Real Discovery

Posted by Rainer Moritz | | filed under: ,

Those with abundant reading material for professional reasons know the sense of fatigue and occasional slight disappointment along ...

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A Form of Inner Exile: The poetry of Péter Závada

Posted by Mark Baczoni | | filed under: ,

Poetry is a form of inner exile, the poet Péter Závada recently told me. We were talking about his first two collections...

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ELit Book Tip: Eric Lambé and Philippe de Pierpont "Paysage après la bataille"

Posted by Christian Gasser | | filed under: ,

It’s not surprising, but then it’s totally surprising that “Paysage après la bataille” was awarded the best comic of the year prize in 2016 at the Angoulême International Comics Festival...

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CrimeFest 2017 – an Editor’s view of the International Crime Fiction Convention

Posted by West Camel | | filed under: ,

There is a ‘no spoilers’ rule at CrimeFest. I would say it’s unwritten, as you won’t find it in any of the convention’s literature. However, during a panel she was moderating, crime writer Caro ...

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Dignity in Perilous Times: Arany is Worth His Weight in Gold

Posted by Wilhelm Droste | | filed under:

This year the Hungarians celebrate their greatest poet prince, and yet the world will scarcely notice. His name is János Arany. He was born two centuries ago, on 2 March 1817, in what was then ...

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Declaration on the Common Language

Posted by Saša Ilić | | filed under: ,

Zagreb – Sarajevo – Podgorica – Belgrade So far, thousands of citizens across the territory of the former Yugoslavia have signed the Declaration on the Common Language. This Declaration ruffled a ...

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