In a haze

We’re entering week two of GLM, and I have a confession to make; I’m not keeping up with my plans -: But I can assure you – it’s not due to ill will! The reason is this – eight books to review as soon as possible: Hanne Ørstavik: Hyenene Brit Bildøen: Adam Hiorths veg Marit…

Who is Thomas Bernhard?

I never put Thomas Bernhard on my GLM-list, I very well could have. He is an absolutely extraordinary author -. Here is a great interview with him, made by the German journalist and writer Asta Scheib

Das Lied in mir

I pre-started my GLM today with a German film at the movies. Das Lied in mir (The Day I Was Not Born) A German swimmer, 30-year-old Maria (Jessica Schwarz) is en route to Chile when something overheard at the Buenos Aires airport unsettles her so much — striking a deep chord even though she barely understands…

Preparations – Mein Jahr in der Niemandsbucht

I’ve started my preparations for The German Literature Month by selecting some second-hand informations on the works I am about to read. Since I’m a thoroughly unsystematic person, I will start with Peter Handke, who I intend to read in week 2. I found this review on the web: It’s as if Robinson Crusoe had…

German (AUSTRIAN) Literature Month

I have never joined in on anything like this before, but next month I will take part in the German Literature Month event hosted by Caroline of Beauty is a Sleeping Cat and Lizzy of Lizzy’s Literary Life. The program look as follows  to be honest;  the scale of it all is about to frighten…