What Concerns Us scrutinises gender roles within our society, examining what it means to be a mother and the nature of femininity, as well as how to remain independent in a variety of different types of relationship. New Books in German speaks to the book's author and translator in advance of the publication of this punchy contemporary read in English.
Eleanor Updegraff interviews award- winning Austrian author Norbert Gstrein. In this wide-ranging interview, they discuss morality in narrators, writing from a sense of being an outsider, and which authors have had the greatest influence on his work.
Author Asal Dardan talks to critical theorist and public philosopher Eva von Redecker about Eva's book A Revolution for Life, described by the publisher as '..a new criticism of capitalism - and a declaration of love for human action.'
Sarah Hemens interviews Austrian author Tanja Paar about publishing her book, The Trembling World, during a pandemic, about the current and historical events that inspired it, and about why English language readers will enjoy the book.