Dear Fleur, Most of the twenty-one stories in your collection I Am the Brother of XX, tr. Gini Alhadeff (2017. Original: Sono il fratello di XX, 2014) have a…… Read more “The various crimes of sadness”
Fleur Jaeggy (1940) is an Italian-speaking Swiss writer. After having finished her studies in Switzerland, Jaeggy moved to Rome in the 1960’s, when she befriended Ingeborg Bachmann and Thomas Bernhard. In 1968,…… Read more “Fleur Jaeggy”
Dear Aglaja, It breaks my heart to know that your debut novel, Why the Child is Cooking in the Polenta (Warum das Kind in der Polenta kocht), is a semi-autobiographical…… Read more “I don’t scream. I’ve thrown my mouth away.”
Aglaja Veteranyi (1962–2002) was born in Bucharest to a family of circus artists who toured Europe relentlessly until finally settling in Switzerland. She worked as an actress,… Read more "Aglaja Veteranyi"