These are the books I plan to read and review during German Literature Month:
Friedrich August Klingemann: Bonaventura’s Nightwatches – a classic which I had already on my list for last year.
Alina Bronsky: The Hottest Dishes of the Tartar Cuisine, and Just Call Me Superhero – I won these last year and will finally read the two books by one of the most interesting contemporary German authors.
Veza Canetti: The Tortoises – a work by the first wife of Nobel Prize winner Elias Canetti who was a great author in her own right.
Christoph Hein: Settlement – a major work by one of the best authors from former East Germany.
Friedo Lampe: Septembergewitter (Thunderstorm in September) – Lampe was never translated in English, but in French, Italian and Dutch. Readers of Patrick Modiano’s Dora Bruder may remember the name.
I have one or two more books I would like to review during November, but since I don’t know if I will find the time I prefer not promise too much here.
What are you planning to read in November?
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