Gwendoline Choi interviews Dr Andrea Capovilla, Director of the Ingeborg Bachmann Centre. The Centre provides an interdisciplinary forum for scholarship and debate on Austrian literature and culture with generous support from the Austrian Cultural Forum.
Until the publication of her acclaimed debut novel this year, Austrian author Mareike Fallwickl was known primarily for her book blog. Here, fellow blogger Tilman Winterling explores what happens when a blogger who ‘delights in hatchet jobs’ turns to print.
Daniel Kehlmann is one of the most successful authors writing in German today, with his debut 'Measuring the World' an international bestseller. And humour is central to his writing. He talks to NBG about irony, cliché and the international media's shock at encountering a funny German novel.