Thursday, April 27, 2017

Book Tip of the Week: “Tschick”

December 19, 2016 by  
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Read What Germany is Reading: “Tschick” By Julia Kupper Hyped as one of the best German books in the last ten years, Wolfgang Herrndorf’s “Tschick (Why We Took the Car)” is a young-adult novel about an unusual friendship between Maik Klingenberg, a 14-year-old middle-class boy from a broken home, and Andrej Tschichatschow (aka “Tschick”), a […]

NY: MARTIN SUTER ON THE REAL AND THE FAKE IN LITERATURE AND ART

May 1, 2016 by  
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May 4, 2016 – 7 PM Martin Suter, one of the most popular authors writing in German today, talks about and reads from his novel The Last Weynfeldt (New Vessel Press, 2016), a gripping story about the international art world and art forgery, set in Zurich and translated into English by Steph Morris. In conversation […]

Herta Müller Receives the Nobel Prize of Literature

August 26, 2010 by  
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by Nina Wachenfeld When the native Romanian received the award in Oslo in October 2009, becoming the twelfth female Nobel laureate in Literature, tribute was paid not only to a superb author, but also to a passionate human rights activist who, in her works, describes the terrors of the Ceauscescu regime. Best known since the […]