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Peter Bichsel
Peter Bichsel, born in 1935 in Lucerne, became known for his debut collection of stories, And Really Frau Blum Would Very Much Like to Meet the Milkman (1964) and his first novel, The Seasons (1965), which was awarded the Gruppe 47 Prize. He has since authored more than twenty books and hundreds of columns for the Neue Zürcher Zeitung.

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A Table is a Table

fiction

March 2017

Peter Bichsel

TR. Lydia Davis

fiction

March 2017

I want to tell a story about an old man, a man who no longer says a word, has a tired face, too tired...

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poetry

Issue No. 17

Winter Diary

Galina Rymbu

TR. Joan Brooks

poetry

Issue No. 17

who bravely blasts their breath through the horn flares of gloomy streets, into dripping construction trailers, dropped by the...

Prize Entry

April 2017

Two Adventures

Ari Braverman

Prize Entry

April 2017

I. A Cosmopolitan Avenue   …where a girl pretends the whole city is dead. She is too old for...

feature

Issue No. 11

Literature in a Distracted Era

Adam Thirlwell

feature

Issue No. 11

There are two categories in the literary system I’d like to celebrate at high speed: the lonely writer, and...

 

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