This weekend, the Neue Festival Literatur is offering a crash course in the best of contemporary German literature, with panels and readings from some of the most notable writers currently working in German. This year’s festival theme is “Seriously Funny.”
From Vea Kaiser’s Oompah Pop, translated by Edna McCown.
From Xaver Bayer’s Meal, translated by Daniel Bowles.
From Sibylle Berg’s Der Tag, als meine Frau einen Mann fand, translated by Sophie Duvernoy.
From Iris Hanika’s How the Trash Gets Sorted, translated by David Dollenmayer.
From Pedro Lenz’s Naw Much of a Talker, translated by Donal McLaughlin.
From Christopher Kloeble’s Almost Everything Very Fast, translated by Aaron Kerner.