Niña Weijers makes the list of nominees for the 2019 International Dublin Literary Awards for her debut novel The Consequences: “Intelligently written, full of surprises and with lots of twists. An ode to… Read more International Dublin Literary Awards nominates author Niña Weijers →
A new review on The Common by Olga Zilberbourg highlights many feminist themes in The Consequences and the urgency to address issues of gender disparity in the art world: “I found the read to be so exhilarating… Read more The Common praises feminism in The Consequences in new review →
Among a list of 20 outstanding translated books, DoppelHouse has two works of fiction recommended to book clubs by Ingram: From Germany: The Abolition of Species has been recommended by Library… Read more 2 DoppelHouse Press titles recommended in Literature in Translation “Book Club Reads” →
The notion that existence is ephemeral, flickering like a light bulb about to burn out, permeates the idea of contemporary culture that the author articulates throughout the novel. Its reach… Read more “The Consequences” reviewed by Artillery →
“The Consequences is in part about and part of the art world’s commodification of resistance. But it is also about the relationship of an artist to their art, and of the struggles of artists to represent what is absent. […] That The Consequences is populated by many well known artists and illuminated by the description of their artworks is a beautiful treat for the part of the reader that loves learning about art history.”
A sensitive and erudite exploration of the tangled relationships between synchronicity, identity, life, and art.
The Consequences appears in World Literature Today’s January/February 2018 issue in the Nota Bene section. WLT writes: “In this sharp book of wry commentary, Minnie’s newfound fame and haunting past come together… Read more The Consequences featured in World Literature Today →
The Literary Review (TLR): “The Consequences is reminiscent of Milan Kundera. Yet where Kundera employs himself as the didactic narrator, Weijers puts existential insights directly into the minds of her characters.… Read more Love from The Literary Review for The Consequences →