Lizzy's Literary Life
And so, to the final piece of #germanlitmonth for 2014.
I suspect GLM IV will go down in the annals of GLM history. It was truly extraordinary. 360 more words
1 month, 2 weeks
Beauty is a Sleeping Cat
Some of you will remember that we announced two special giveaways at the beginning of German Literature Month.
Two people will win two sets of books. 117 more words
GLM IV was simply stunning. Well done and thank you to all.
Arjouni: Happy Birthday, Turk! 1 Bachmann: The Princess of Kagran 1… 779 more words
Soul of Wood by Jakov Lind is a late addition German Literature Month (well, technically only my review is late as I did read it in November). 749 more words
1 month, 3 weeks
Translated by Carol Brown Janeway.
Would it be fair to surmise that Kehlmann’s favourite letter is F? His previous release entitled Fame; the current one taking this conciseness to the extreme? 183 more words
Translated by Susan Bernofsky
Winner of the 2014 Hans Fallada Prize
Published in German in 2012, I find it fascinating to think that Erpenbeck must have been writing this at the same time as Kate Atkinson was writing… 422 more words
Today it is the first of December. It means that this year’s German Literature Month is over. It is my favourite reading event of the year and so it is a bittersweet moment for me. 466 more words