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Love at First Sight: British Crime Fiction and the Germans

Posted by Judith Vonberg | | filed under: ,

For two days at the end of January, ‘Brit Crime’ took over the Humboldt University in Berlin. It was the British Council’s annual literature seminar, bringing together contemporary British writers ...

Thursday Th 25 25 February Feb 02 2 16 2016 February Feb 02 2 Thursday Th 25 25 16 2016 12 12 0 00 00 h AM | Read more

Peter Vermeersch (BE): Night Travellers

Posted by Peter Vermeersch | | filed under: , ,

Most of the time you don’t notice them, also not when you’re leaving on another trip, even though you damn well know they’re there. They too are on the move.

Monday Mo 22 22 February Feb 02 2 16 2016 February Feb 02 2 Monday Mo 22 22 16 2016 10 10 10 10 25 h AM | Read more

Copyright laws in Austria/ Urheberrechtsgesetze in Österreich

Posted by Gerhard Ruiss | | filed under: , ,

Good at being right – bad at defining right

Thursday Th 18 18 February Feb 02 2 16 2016 February Feb 02 2 Thursday Th 18 18 16 2016 12 12 0 00 00 h AM | Read more

The Favourites Are Dying Out

Posted by Rainer Moritz | | filed under: ,

It’s time to discuss the next round of prizewinners gain. Hardly has the usual flurry of excitement in the run-up to the Frankfurt Book Fair and the German Book Prize award to Frank Witzel subsided ...

Monday Mo 15 15 February Feb 02 2 16 2016 February Feb 02 2 Monday Mo 15 15 16 2016 12 12 0 00 00 h AM | Read more

European Literature? /Europäische Literatur?

Posted by Katja Petrovic | | filed under: ,

Does European literature exist? If so, in what way is it influenced by writers whose lives and works are rooted in the diverse cultures, languages and countries? Nicole Bary, the French publisher and ...

Thursday Th 11 11 February Feb 02 2 16 2016 February Feb 02 2 Thursday Th 11 11 16 2016 12 12 0 00 00 h AM | Read more

Literary merit and contemporary themes: Best European Fiction 2016 & Essential New European Literature, Volume I

Posted by West Camel | | filed under: ,

2016 sees a Europe in flux, with the clarity, certainty and purpose of its post-war projects being disrupted by both internal and external forces.

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Libraries Matter

Posted by Rosie Goldsmith | | filed under: ,

Saturday February 6th 2016 is National Libraries Day in the UK. Literary luminaries, from Joanna Trollope, Ali Smith and Neil Gaiman, to former poet laureate Andrew Motion, have lined up to support ...

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