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Riveting Germans: Writers and translators reflect 30 years after the fall of the Wall.

I was thrilled to hear about this event, Riveting Germans: After the Wall, hosted by Rosie Goldsmith of the European Literature Network and featuring, among others, one of my favourite German writers, Julia Franck. ( Her novel The Blind Side … Continue reading

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A Whole Life- Ein Ganzes Leben, by Robert Seethaler translated by Charlotte Collins

This slim novella¬†chronicles the life of Andreas Egger, a simple Austrian living in a mountain village, and spans the 20th century with its social changes and upheavals. The novel combines beautifully lyrical descriptions of mountainous landscapes and snow with a … Continue reading

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