This is a strong collection. Each of the eleven stories that make up Verklempt demonstrates Sichrovsky’s craft. The writing has an almost reportorial quality, and the dialogue similarly feels honest while hinting at much that isn’t said. The pieces here are memorable and diverse, making Verklempt an excellent English-language introduction to the author’s fiction.
We are pleased to announce the upcoming publication of Dingbat 2.0 in the Spring of 2016. The book is the first critical study of the most ubiquitous and mundane Los… Read more Dingbat 2.0 →
“We feigned a normal life. We tried to forget that there was an impenetrable fence all around,” writes Coco Schumann. Michaela Haas has known Coco for over 20 years and brings her warmth and light to this wonderful feature story on The Ghetto Swinger.
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This is a serious and important book, but entertaining to read. … The clear and unfussy translation from John Howard [is] illustrated by a fascinating range of photographs.
We are thrilled that this acclaimed journal of Jewish fiction has published Peter Sichrovsky’s short story “Onju”, which will be include in his forthcoming collection Verklempt in January 2016.
We have a great line up confirmed for 2016-2017 and still others in the works.
Some books you can look forward to:
On this happy occasion of reuniting two long lost friends, we wanted to post this interview that was shown during the exhibition “Werkbundsiedlung Vienna 1932 – A Model for New Living” curated by Eva-Maria Orosz and Andreas Nierhaus, running from Sept. 6, 2012 – Jan 13, 2013.