Reading series «Das andere Buch an der Uni»
- Dorothee Elmiger reads from «Einladung an die Waghalsigen»
- Library of the University of St. Gallen, under the cupola
- Thursday, 11 November 2010, 7.30 p.m.
Free entry. Reading in German
- Chair: Prof. Dr. phil. Andreas Härter, Associate Professor for German Language and Literature, University of St. Gallen
About the book
In her award-winning novel “Einladung an die Waghalsigen” [Invitation to the Brave], she tells the story of two sisters who have to assert themselves in the post-apocalyptic world of a former coal mining area.
About the author
Dorothee Elmiger won the second prize of the Bachmann literature competition with this book. Peter Weber commented on the occasion: Dorothee Elmiger dares to set out on the biggest adventure of them all - to change the world. A wonderful demonstration of intonation!