In his new work of prose, Wolfgang Sofsky tells the story of a man who lives alone in his ancestral castle, among statues, torsos, busts, portraits, masks, visages. The visit of an old friend triggers reflections about art and life, about the authentic and about effigies, about originals and copies. And it triggers a fatal crisis. WEISENFELS was published on 1 September 2014 by Matthes & Seitz Berlin.
Stephan Sepp's memoir »Einfach Liebe: Mein Glück mit einer älteren Frau« was recently published by Herder Verlag.
Urs Zürcher has been chosen as one of eight debut authors to participate at the Debütantensalon at this year's HarbourFront Festival in Hamburg, where the Klaus-Michael-Kühne-Preis (worth € 10.000) will be awarded. Urs will read from his "cult novel" »Der Innerschweizer« (bilgerverlag).
Hans R. Herren is the first Swiss to receive the Right Livelihood Award 2013 for his groundbreaking work in the fields of biological pest control and sustainable agriculture.