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A Question For the Jury - On interviewing Uwe Kalkowski

Even if you, Dear Reader, might have already thought this blog was self-centered, narcissistic, and boring, today I’m going to top that by doing something meta: blogging about an interview with a blogger who is on the jury of a literary prize (one that’s actually important). So click away or hold ont…


Feminine, Foreign and Historic - This Year’s German Book Prize Short List

Initially conceived as an analog to the Man Booker Prize, the German Book Prize has been around for over ten years now and has produced many illustrious winners and highly lauded books on the short lists. However, despite increased awareness for gender disparities among literary prizes, this year’s s…