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ELit Book-Tip: Simone Hirth: “Lied über die geeignete Stelle für eine Notunterkunft”

Simone Hirth’s debut novel “Lied über die geeignete Stelle für eine Notunterkunft” is a particularly eye-catching contribution

Jul 23, 2018 05:40 | Read more

ELit Book Tip: Joachim Scherf: “Cette nuit”

In January, when Joachim Schnerf published his novel “Cette nuit” – about Salomon, a Holocaust survivor, who must celebrate Jewish Passover for the first time without his late wife, Sarah – nobody ...

Jul 04, 2018 04:52 | Read more

ELit Book-Tip: Robert Prosser: “Phantome”

How do war, displacement and dislocation change a person? How can someone gain a foothold again where he has arrived now? What remains, what plays on one’s mind and what can never be forgotten again? ...

Jun 27, 2018 07:30 | Read more

ELit Book-Tip: Katharina Greve: “Das Hochhaus. 102 Etagen Leben”

The skyscraper as a microcosm: In “The Skyscraper. 102 Storeys of Life” German comic book writer Katharina Greve introduces one of the most original comics of the year.

Jun 20, 2018 02:57 | Read more

ELit Book-Tip: Kristine Bilkau: “Eine Liebe, in Gedanken”

Some books slip through the back door into their readers’ minds. Some books don’t need to make showy, grand gestures, or to demonstrate their authors’ skill on every page...

Jun 13, 2018 02:45 | Read more

ILIYA TROYANOV – The Charming ‘Collector of Worlds’

Iliya Troyanov was born in Sofia in 1965. Aged six, he and his family fled to Germany where they were granted political asylum. Their journey was the start of a life in many different places: with ...

Jun 06, 2018 06:22 | Read more

ELit Book-Tip: Imre Oravecz: “A rög gyermekei (Die Kinder der Scholle)”

Imre Oravecz’s third volume of his trilogy A rög gyermekei (Die Kinder der Scholle) has concluded an enterprise that continued for over twenty years. Although the first part of this trilogy was only ...

May 30, 2018 04:55 | Read more

ELit Book-Tip: Aude Seigne: “Une toile large comme le monde”

What reality lies behind the virtual medium of the Internet, and what would our world be without the ‘www’? Swiss writer Aude Seigne (32) tackles these questions in her novel Une toile large comme le ...

May 23, 2018 08:13 | Read more

ELit Booktip: Marianne Jungmaier - Sonnenkönige

An Anti-Berlin Lifestyle Novel

May 16, 2018 12:55 | Read more

Literally Swiss – A Literary Cabaret

Deborah Levy, a leading light of British literary culture, takes to the stage at London’s Tabernacle and declares that she has never visited Switzerland.

May 11, 2018 10:56 | Read more
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