Next Big Thing: German NovelistsInteresting piece in The New York Times today. My favorite Germanophile Jay alerted me to this.
The New German Novel: Less Weighty, More Exportable
By CARTER DOUGHERTY
German authors are in the midst of a breakthrough that is propelling their work to hitherto unfound success abroad.
Check it out. There is life beyond the pages of The Tin Drum, I mean the SomethingTrummel, I mean, the MetalTrummel, wait, I remember, Die Blechtrommel.