Volume 85 No. 3, May 2011

Volume 85 Number 3, May/June 2011

WLT's May 2011 issue features not one but two special sections: German-language crime fiction, with short stories by Lisa Lercher and Nina George plus surveys from Austria, Germany, Luxembourg, and Switzerland; and women's soccer literature, featuring Mona Nicole Sfeir, Ana María Moix, Sandra Kingery, Yrsa Roca Fannberg, Jennifer Doyle, Elísabet Jökulsdóttir, and Clarice Lispector. Also, don't miss the fascinating interview with Danish novelist Carsten Jensen and poetry by Raquel Chalfi.

Table of Contents

SPECIAL SECTION: German Crime Writing

  • by J. Madison Davis
    by Lisa Lercher
  • ESSAY "Show Your Face, oh Violence," Beatrix Kramlovsky
  • ESSAY "Germany's Crime and Mystery Scene," Almuth Heuner
  • FICTION "The Light of the West," Nina George
  • ESSAY "The Grand Duchy Strikes Back," Hughes Schlueter
  • ESSAY "Murder in the Alpenglow: Swiss Crime Writing in the German Language," Paul Ott
  • ESSAY "A Resource for Lovers of Crime Writing: The Bonn Archive of Secondary Crime Writing Literature," Thomas Przybilka

SPECIAL SECTION: World Cup/World Lit 2011

  • by John Turnbull
  • INTERVIEW "A Conversation with Nalinaksha Bhattacharya," John Turnbull
  • FICTION "Hem and Football," Nalinaksha Bhattacharya [excerpt]
  • POETRY "Laws of the Game (adapted from FIFA 2010-11)," Mona Nicole Sfeir
  • INTERVIEW "A Conversation with Ana María Moix," Sandra Kingery
  • INTERVIEW "A Conversation with Elísabet Jökulsdóttir," John Turnbull
  • ESSAY "Armando Nogueira, Soccer, and Me (Poor Thing)," Clarice Lispector

In Every Issue

  • Author Profile: Jonas Hassen Khemiri
  • Notebook: Czesław Miłosz Centennial
  • City Profile: Tallinn, Estonia
  • OUTPOST: Norwich, Norfolk


  • "Double Exposure in the Black Forest," Raquel Chalfi

Web Exclusives: Maritime Reading


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