Kathrin Röggla

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Political thinking and radical speaking – Kathrin Röggla’s essays and plays
Our reality resembles a disaster movie, a worst-case scenario, a Shakespearean royal drama: financial crises, media hysteria, private paranoia. Kathrin Röggla uses her critical imagination and her intelligent language to offset that reality. She analyses and dissects the state of our times: fictitious alarms, real-life fears and false desires. With enthusiasm and consistency, wit and playfulness, her essays and plays cast an unsparing light on our present day.

About Kathrin Röggla

Kathrin Röggla, born in Salzburg in 1971, lives in Berlin. She writes prose and drama and develops radio plays. Her books have won her numerous awards, including the Italo Svevo Prize, the Anton Wildgans Prize and the Arthur Schnitzler Prize. wir schlafen nicht was awarded the Prize of the SWR-Bestenliste and the Bruno Kreisky Prize for political literature. Fischer Taschenbuch Verlag has in print: Niemand lacht rückwärts, Abrauschen, Irres Wetter, really ground zero, wir schlafen nicht (2006) and the prose collection die alarmbereiten (2012), which won the Franz Hessel Prize. A collection of essays and plays was published in spring 2013 under the title: besser wäre: keine.

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