Monthly Archives: January 2013

Handke Translators in the Austrian Embassy in Paris

Yesterday, this email from Zarko Radakovic. He wrote it in German, his second language. It wasn’t perfect. It was perfect. My Dear Friend, We’re home again. It was remarkable in Paris. The evening in the Austrian Embassy: Incredible. Intimate. The … Continue reading

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Nina Pops, Book 10, 18.5.2007, Apartment, Belgrade — 2009

This painting by Serbian-German painter Nina Pops has been hanging on our wall for a month now. It was part of the November exhibition “Querschnitt” at Cologne’s Kulturbunker, for which I wrote an essay. It seems miraculous that the painting … Continue reading

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“Repetitions” and “Vampires & A Reasonable Dictionary”

first announcement of our books: http://punctumbooks.com/titles/repetitions-vampires-a-reasonable-dictionary/

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SNOW this morning

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Lothar Struck’s Book on Peter Handke and Yugoslavia

  Lothar Struck’s long anticipated book on the tensions between literature, media, and politics in the work of and about Peter Handke took me by surprise. These are works I know very well. I have translated two of Handke’s Yugoslavia … Continue reading

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Snow, Thistle, Barbed Wire

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Journal, Life

Reading tonight notes from a journal written in the year after John died. Careful notes. Quick notes. Notes for a lecture. Notes from a lecture. Thoughts, dreams (troubling dreams), worries, hopes, dreams (hopeful dreams). Drawings, maps, dreams: With a woman. … Continue reading

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