2021 International Booker shortlisted author Maria Stepanova's recommendations

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The Generation of Postmemory: Writing and Visual Culture After the Holocaust

Marianne Hirsch

25,00 €

A groundbreaking book introducing the term "postmemory" and exploring its various implications

Charlotte Salomon. Life? or Theatre?

Judith C. E. Belinfante y Evelyn Benesch

30,00 €

A work of autofiction, an opera, a bildungsroman, a pioneering graphic novel, converging painting, music and family chronicles into a universe of its own.

Hope Against Hope: A Memoir

Nadezhda Mandelstam

16,98 € 15,79 €

A memoir of the Russian 20th century, written by the wife of the great poet who had perished during the Stalin's purges.

The Emigrants

W.G. Sebald

9,99 € 9,29 €

A documentary novel questioning the boundaries between fiction and non-fiction, factual and invented, visual and textual -- and giving memory writing a new turn.

Economy of the Unlost: (Reading Simonides of Keos with Paul Celan)

Anne Carson

25,00 €

Bringing together the poetry of Paul Celan and Simonide of Keos, Anne Carson meditates on memory and poetic economy, discussing remembrance as a contract - a pact of mutual redemption between living and dead.

Notes From the Blockade

Lydia Ginzburg

9,99 € 9,29 €

One of the most original minds in Soviet literature makes a detailed and devastating account of the 900-day siege of Leningrad (and the changes and distortions in human psyche it had brought along)