»Controversial artwork towers over Zurich«
(swissinfo.ch; read the full article here)
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.