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Posted by Katja Petrovic | | filed under: ,

Leïla Slimani, Nathacha Appanah, Atiq Rahimi … they have all come from the Francophone world and are leading writers in France. In their native countries, however, they are not yet as well known, ...

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Elit Booktip : Marion Messina, Faux Départ

Posted by Léa Cassagnau | | filed under: ,

however, education means studying at a university, writing CVs and motivation letters, jobbing under fixed-term contracts and, for those who are lucky enough, working under a permanent contract. ...

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ELit Book-Tip: An Old Man on the Moors

Posted by Rainer Moritz | | filed under: ,

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ELit Book Tip: Ulli Lust: “How I Tried to Be a Good Person”

Posted by Christian Gasser | | filed under: ,

Ulli Lust, in her mid-twenties, an aspiring artist in Vienna, is in love with two men: Georg, the 20-year-old actor, with whom things have fizzled out in bed; and Kimata, the Nigerian refugee, with ...

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ELit Book Tip: Zsófia Bán, Night School

Posted by Mark Baczoni |

Zsófia Bán’s first prose work, Night School, is being translated by Jim Tucker for upcoming publication in the US. It’s rather an unusual work, defined by its dark humour and subversive blurring of ...

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Camenisch and Grigorcea: Poetic Masterworks with Tantalizing Ruses

Posted by Beat Mazenauer | | filed under: ,

Arno Camenisch are two leading voices for young Swiss literature. They both enjoy a good reception with the audience, and this is also because of their communicative appeal. On the other hand, at a ...

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Twelve Winning Authors 2017: European Union Prize for Literature

Posted by West Camel | | filed under: ,

As I work my way through an anthology – any anthology really – I almost always find myself struck less by the individual stories I’m reading and more by the overall picture that is painted; the set ...

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Literature House Europe: Literature Trends 2017

Posted by Walter Grond | | filed under: , ,

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ELit Book Tip: Sasha Marianna Salzmann, Außer sich

Posted by Lena Gorelik | | filed under: ,

I am in love. Firstly, I’m in love with Alia, then with Uncle Cemal and later with Anton; I’m in love with Istanbul anyway, and I’m in love with Sasha Marianna Salzmann’s language – with individual ...

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Fear

Posted by Sergej Lebedew | | filed under: ,

I was born in a country where fearlessness was an unwavering ideological dogma, running like a red thread through every book, film, and newspaper article.

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