Bachmann, Ingeborg Die Radiofamilie 410 pages, Suhrkamp Verlag (2011) ISBN 9783518422151
Ingeborg Bachmann is one of the most important German-speaking authors in 20th century. In the 1950s she worked for an American radio in Vienna and wrote episodes for the famous show “Radiofamilie”. These scripts were found recently and published together with an epilogue by the editor.
Bánk, Zsuzsa Die hellen Tage 540 pages, Fischer (S.), Frankfurt (2011) ISBN 9783100052223
Bánk tells the story of three families and accompanies the young heroes into middle age. When Seri, Karl and Aja travel to Rome to study, the city becomes a turning point in the story of their lives, a test of their friendship, of love and betrayal, guilt and forgiveness.
Sascha came to Germany from Moscow and lives in Scherbenpark – a high-rise ghetto. She ignores the derogatory remarks and doesn’t let anything stand in the way of her emotional independence or her freedom to act.