Shortlist: Two nominations that surprised me | NDR.de

Status: 09/21/2021 5:16 PM It always feels like the first look at a color bag: Since Tuesday, we’ve known six books shortlisted for the German Book Prize. Maren Aring of Literary Editors talks about how colorful this mix really is. How was your first look at this colorful bag? Were there any surprises? Marine Arrange: … Read more

Löwenherz: What makes Monica Helfer’s books so unique

elpekelunua, elu Floole, elu Bleeh, elu hlutlek-uel Zeupek nup puek elu enatelek eluplketlel Geupltel, Eluel, pel ule elu Glup eenale nup puek elu vnupelpelel Uelel vel, pel ule ple vukueu “Plnpel UelekltnQ” vole elu luketltlek peppelel BuOeulllet aevepeu, upel “Untllhnp”, vle pekuu ​​pel Pekllokllae lu pel outleeltlekeu Pnekeueelae peeelekuel vllp, etp el plek leeelteua.ett Gpel … Read more

German Book Prize 2021: Monica Helfer – “My Father”

With “Fatty,” Austrian writer Monica Helfer created the paternalistic equivalent of her mother’s novel “Die Bagage,” which was published last year. Fati tells of the trauma of a shattered man, of a family’s post-war silence, and ultimately of a daughter who overcomes that contrast with powerful language. The protagonist in Monica Helfer’s autobiographical novel “Fatty” … Read more

German Book Prize 2021: Thomas Kunst: Victory of the Resistance?

Thomas Kunst is the surprise among the nominees for the German Book Prize. He despises the literary scene. How upset he was! When Thomas Kunst a few years ago was reading poetry in Augsburg He appeared, and spoke of himself in such fury about the literary scene that the bitterness it contained satiated the air … Read more