Tuesday 31 October 2023

Welcome to German Literature Month XIII.

Yes, it’s happening, although Mr Linky has been retired from this site.

To share your reviews and to be included in the post-event author index, please leave a comment on the German Literature XIII welcome post on Lizzy’s Literary Life (Volume Two) or advertise it on social media (twitter, facebook, instagram, blue sky) using the hashtag #germanlitmonth.

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Sunday 29 October 2023

German Literature Month XII Author Index


Meet The Translator: Katharina Hall Alta L Price

Prompt-driven prospective and actual reading lists: 1 2 3


Anonymous The Niebelungenlied 1 Becker A Sea In The Radio 1 Bernhard - Yes 1 2 Böll Billiards At Half-Past Nine 1 Bogdan The Peacock 1 Bronsky Broken Glass Park 1 Dürrenmatt The Judge and His Hangman 1 Erpenbeck Kairos 1 Fallada - Lilly and her Slave 1 Faes Twelve Nights 1 Fontane Under The Pear Tree 1 Fricke Daughters 1 Haratischvilli My Soul Twin 1 2 3 Haushofer The Loft 1 Hermann At Home 1 Hoffmann Mademoiselle de Scudéri 1 Ritter Gluck 1 The Golden Pot 1 The Life and Opinions of The Tomcat Murr 1 2 Hofmann Lichtenberg and The Little Flower Girl 1 Hofmannsthal The Lord Chandos Letter and Other Stories 1 Huch The Last Summer 1 Inokai Ein Simpler Eingriff 1 Jelinek Wonderful, Wonderful Times 1 Keun Ferdinand, The Man With The Kind Heart 1 Kutscher Goldstein 1 The March Fallen 1 Lernet-Holenia Baron Bagge 1 Linke Beyond The Blue Border 1 Mahler Ulysses, After Joyce 1 Menasse Dunkelblum 1 Mercier Last Train to Lisbon 1 Noll Head Count 1 Poladjan One Night, Another Place 1 Remarque All Quiet on The Western Front 1 Arc de Triomphe 1 with favourite quotes 1 Sanyal Identitti 1 Seghers A Price on His Head 1 Schirach Punishment 1 2 Stamm Getting Dark 1 2 Susskind The Pigeon 1 Winkler Blue Jewellry 1 Zweig Amok and Other Stories 1


Bonhoeffer Letters and Papers from Prison 1 Fioretos Nelly Sachs - Flight and Metamorphosis 1 Handke A Sorrow Beyond Dreams 1 Hartlaub Clouds Over Paris 1 Hessel Walking in Berlin 1 Kinsky Grove 1 Sebald Santo Campo 1 Strigl I’m Probably Mad, Biography of Marlen Haushofer 1 Zweig Montaigne 1

Rule Breakers

Uhlman - Reunion 1 2

Thursday 27 October 2022

German Literature Month XII

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German Literature Month XI Author Index

If I’m counting correctly, there were 112 contributions to GLM XI.  Well done, team!


Around The World in German Literature 1

Keeping Up With The Magic Mountain of German Literature 1

Meet the blogger, translator and publisher: James J Conway 1

The 2021 #germanlitmonth non-fiction TBR 1


Anthology of 17 short stories 1

Baum Love and Death in Bali 1 Bernhard Concrete Berthold Eagles of The Reich 1 Bogdan The Peacock 1 Böll The Train Was OnTime 1 2 Women in A River Landscape 1 Boschwitz The Passenger 1 2 3 Bronsky Barbara stirbt nicht 1 Dürrenmatt From The Papers of A Prison Guard 1 The Execution of Justice 1 The Quarry (Suspicion) 1 The Visit 1 Edelbauer The Fluid Land 1 Edschmid Levy’s Testament 1 Eichendorff  Memoirs of A Good For Nothing 1 Fallada Nightmare in Berlin 1 Why Do You Wear A Cheap Watch? 1 Fischer Ich hasse Menschen 1 Fitzek Splinter 1 Fricke Daughters 1 Glauser The Spoke 1 Handke The Goalkeeper’s Anxiety at The Penalty Kick 1 The Left-Handed Woman Haushofer We Kill Stella 1 Hesse Demian 1 Hilbig I 1 The Interim 1 Hofmann Luck 1 Holz/Schlaf Papa Hamlet 1 Kafka Investigations of A Dog / Report to the Academy 1 Kehlmann Measuring The World 1 Kempowski All for Nothing 1 Keun After Midnight 1 Child of All Nations 1 2 The Artificial Silk Girl 1 Keyserling On Southern Slopes (Excerpt 1) (Review 1) Kleist Anecdotes 1 Kluge Dispatches from Moments of Calm 1 Koeppen Pigeons on The Grass 1 2 Kutscher Babylon Berlin 1 Lendle All the Land 1 Lernet-Morenia Baron Bagge 1 I Was Jack Mortimer 1 Lucadou The High-Rise Diver 1 Lüscher Barbarian Spring 1 Kraft 1 Marly The Diva 1 Mayröcker Etudes 1 Noll The Pharmacist 1 Olsberg Boy In A White Room 1 Otoo Adas Raum 1 Pötzsch The Hangman’s Daughter 1 Raabe The Stranger Upstairs 1 Ransmayr The Lost World 1 Remarque A Night in Lisbon 1 Roth Confession of A Murderer 1 2 Rothmann To Die In Spring 1 Salzmann Im Menschen muss alles herrlich sein 1 Schätzing The Swarm 1 Schalansky An Inventory of Losses 1 Schenkel The Murder Farm 1 Schrott The Desert of Lop 1 Seethaler A Whole Life 1 2 The Tobacconist 1 2 Schirach The Girl Who Wasn’t There 1 2 Schlink The Woman on the Stairs 1 Schmidt It’s Over, Don’t Go There 1 Schneider The Basel Killings 1 Schnitzler Casanova’s Homecoming 1 Storm A Doppelgänger 1 Carsten The Trustee 1 Immensee 1 The Dykemaster 1 Seethaler The Tobacconist 1  Süsskind The Pigeon 1 Suter The Last Weynfeldt 1 Stifter Motley Stones 1 Walser The Assistant 1 2 Wedekind The Seducer 1 The Vaccination 1 Zeh New Year 1 2 3 Zweig Chess Story 1 Fear 1 The Buried Candelabrum 1


Lommbock 1


Krasavice Die Bitch Bibel 1 Lebert My Father’s Keeper 1 Schwarzenbach All The Roads are Open 1 Sebald  Unheimliche Heimat 1 Walser The Assistant 1 Wolf From A Different Perspective 1 One Day A Year 1

Rule Breakers

Volckmer The Appointment 1 Weiss My Berlin Kitchen 1

Saturday 23 October 2021

German Literature Month XI

Here we go. The second decade begins!

Please add your reviews and contributions here. If you don’t have a blog, you can link to your amazon, goodreads or instagram reviews. We don’t want anyone to feel left out.

German Literature Month X Author Index


Brecht: Mother Courage and Galileo Galilei (1)

Exclusive New Translation

Ricarda Huch: Fra Celeste


Author Features: Ebner-Eschenbach (1) Haushofer (1) (2) Lazar (1)

Lizzy’s German Scrapbook: Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Berlin, Brandenburg, Bremen, Hamburg, Hesse, Lower Saxony, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, Schleswig-Holstein, Thuringia

German Romanticism (1)

Meet the Translators: Charlotte Collins, Shelley Frisch

Novellas in November (1)


Annas: The Wall (1) Bachmann: Simultan (1) Bossong: Gramsci’s Fall (1) Brückner: Desdemona, If Only You Had Spoken! (1) De La Motte-Fouqué: Undine (1) Ebner-Eschenbach: Krambambuli (1) Erpenbeck: The End of Days (1) Faes: Twelve Nights (1) Fallada: Why Do You Wear A Cheap Watch? (1) Fricke: Daughters (1) (2) Frisch: Montauk (1) Fritsch: Herzklappen von Johnson & Johnson (1) Fühmann: The Jew Car (1) Gotthelf: The Black Spider (1) Grimm: Three Fairy Tales (1) Gunderöde: Into The Great Beyond (1) Handke: The Goalkeeper’s Anxiety at The Penalty Kick (1) Hofmann: Veilchenfeld (1) Hesse: Steppenwolf (1) Johnson: Two Views (1) (2) Kästner: Going to the Dogs (1) Kessler: The Ghosts of Demmin (1) Kehlmann: You Should Have Left (1) Helfer: Die Bagage (1) Huch: The Last Summer (1) Kettenbach: Black Ice (1) Keyserling: Waves (1) Koeppen: A Sad Affair (1) La Roche: The History of Lady Sophia Sternheim (1) (2) Lazar: The Poisoning (1) Lernet-Holenia: Count Luna (1) Lenz: Stella (1) The Turncoat (1) (2) Mann Heinrich: The Loyal Subject (1) Mann Thomas: Death in Venice (1) Young Joseph (1) Remarque: All Quiet on the Western Front (1) Roth: Hotel Savoy (1) The Legend of the Holy Drinker (1) Sacher-Masoch: Bloody Wedding in Kyiv (1) Schmidt: Bottom’s Dream (1) Schnitzler: Late Fame (1) Sebald: The Emigrants (1) Storm: Grieshuus (1) Süskind: The Pigeon (1) Tawada: Accent Free (1) Timm: In My Brother’s Shadow (1) Walser: Heibling’s Story (1) Winkler: When The Times Comes (1) Wolf: Summer Play (1) The Quest for Christa T (1) Zweig: Chess (1) Forgotten Dreams (1) In the Snow (1)


Deutschkron: Outcast - A Jewish Girl in Wartime Berlin (1) Gleichauf: Ingeborg Bachmann and Max Frisch (1) Goldenberg: I Belong to Vienna (1) Kluge: Air Raid (1) Nenik: Journey Through A Tragi-Comic Century (1) Oppenheim: Memoirs of a German-Jewish Painter (1) Ritter: A Woman In The Polar Night (1) Seelig: Walks with Walser (1) Zweig: Montaigne (1)


Favourite German Poems (1) Grünbein: Porcelain (1)

Rule Breakers (Not originally written in German)

Fletcher: How To Be German (1) Marks: Joseph Roth: A Search for the Wandering Jew (1) Uhlman: Reunion (1)

TV and Film

The Weissensee Saga (1)

Friday 25 September 2020

German Literature Month X


Please add your reviews and contributions here. If you don’t have a blog, you can link to your amazon and goodreads reviews. We don’t want anyone to feel left out.