Vindings Spiel – Ketil Bjørnstad

Rezension von Jargs Blog, Illustrationen von Susanne Haun “Mittagessen im Grünen. Eine stille Mahlzeit, als seien wir alle müde. Wir sind die einzige Familie, die sich hierher verirrt, zwischen Erlengebüsch, Birken und hohen Fichten. Die anderen sind nach Bogstad gefahren oder zum Østervannet, den großen Seen. Aber hier ist der Platz der Familie Vinding, wo …

Literary Norway: Karl Ove Knausgård

von Mara Giese, Buzzaldrins Blog. Mara Giese und Bandit sind unsere Vorleser. I was invited by Selma Buchfee to write a portrait about the Norwegian author Ove Knausgard. I was happy to do so and immediately began working on it. Due to my insufficient language skills I can only write a brief summary for non-German …

Jarg macht Lust auf Lesen, seine ausgezeichnete Rezension von “Pferde stehlen” ist absolut lesenswert.

Postcard from Trinity College, Dublin

Have you been to Dublin lately? We went there last month. We met Perfectlight, which was really great. A fortnight is rather short for the City of Literature, though… You thought Dublin in November’d be grey, wet and dull, right? Come with us to Trinity College. Let’s go to The Old Library, the Long Room. …

Chester Beatty Library, Dublin

“…It’s surely clear that to describe Dublin as a City of Literature would be like saying rain sometimes falls in Ireland”. – Joseph O’Connor – author of Star of the Sea “He’d … settled into a life of Guinness, sarcasm and late, late nights, the kind of life that American academics think real Dubliners lead”. …