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Wednesdays are Wunderbar: Warwick Prize for Women in Translation Giveaway

There are 16 titles on the longlist for the inaugural Warwick Prize for Women in Translation, 3 of which are translated from German.  A shortlist is to be announced imminently, and the German titles may not make it, but, nevertheless as November is German Literature Month, we can and shall celebrate them regardless. 775 more words

German Literature Month

Announcing German Literature Month VII

Doesn’t time fly?  It seems like only two minutes ago since we were celebrating GLM VI.

Just like in previous years, I will co-host this event with… 312 more words


Schlump: Hans Herbert Grimm

Novels about combat in WWI seem to have commonalities (trenches, lice, endless shell bombardment, and various body parts strewn across the ground). And, of course, there’s always the sense of terrible waste. 712 more words


Final Thoughts on German Literature Month 2016

I know that some of you, including my co-host, are extending German Literature Month through December. I am not keen on extending events, so this is my goodbye to GLM. 182 more words


#germanlitmonth VI Round 1 Wrap-Up

Why Round 1?  While the official part of GLM VI is finished, the unofficial extension is about to begin.  As the European Literary Network are hosting a German month in December, I, for one, will use it for further German literature reading and reviewing (starting with the German-language literature on International Dublin Literary Award Longlist.) The contributions index at… 330 more words