Book List in Order:5 titles

  • From one of Germany's finest writers comes a wonderfully light and humorous novel set during the tumultuous events of 1989. A wobbling Hungary has just opened its borders to Austria enabling a flood of refugees to escape, the Berlin Wall is on the cu...


  • New Year's Eve 1999, Berlin. At a party to kick off the twenty-first century, Frank Reichert meets Julia, his lost love. Since their separation in the fall of 1989, he's drifted through life like an exile, remaining apathetic toward the copy-shop bus...


  • East Germany, January 1990. Enrico Türmer, man of the theater, secret novelist, turns his back on art and signs on to work at a newly started newspaper. Freed from the compulsion to describe the world, he plunges into everyday life. Under the guidanc...


  • Set in 1990, following the collapse of the Berlin Wall, Ingo Schulze presents scenes from post-unification life in the small Thuringian town of Altenburg. In a laconic, unsentimental style reminiscent of the stories of Raymond Carver, Schulze portray...


  • Each episode in this dazzling debut collection captures the spark in some tiny detail of everyday life in contemporary St Petersburg and fans it into a story that flares with comedy, surreal passion, heartbreaking indifference and mad Russian excess....