The World's Best Unknown Books
24 11 2014

The Finnegan's List asks for Schwob titles

Are the names of Melpo Axioti, Knud Sønderby and Marek Hłasko familiar to you? If not – which is probably the case for most of us – on October 29, 2014, there was an opportunity to change that.
Three contemporary authors from Finnegan’s List…

chrissopoulos, finneganslist, grunberg, grøndahl
13 11 2014

The three Peters of Hungarian Literature?

What has been discussed in Krakow

Who are the three Peters of Hungarian literature? What is a dinosaur doing on the banks of the Danube? Why is it important to steal books and to read Playboy from time to time? Would Dostoevsky use Twitter? Finnegan’s List jury members Dimitri…

adamesteanu, dragomán, finneganslist, krakow, verhulst
20 10 2014

Mr Schwob visits Kraków

On October 21, 2014, three exceptional writers from Finnegan’s List juries past and present – Gabriela Adameşteanu, Dimitri Verhulst & György Dragomán – will speak at the Conrad Festival about their favourite classics. The event will…

ademasteanu, dragoman, finneganslist, krakow, verhulst
14 09 2014

Eastern European Writers about their Forgotten War

A war still visible in classical literature

On March 14, 2014, at the Leipziger Buchmesse, Alida Bremer and Martin Pollack organised an event entitled “The Forgotten War”, a discussion between the authors Yuri Andrukhovych (Ukraine), György Spiró (Hungary), Vera Dzyadok (Belarus)…

finneganslist, leipzig
08 10 2013

The Finnegan’s List 2014

Have you ever wondered what your favourite authors are reading?

Some of the most highly respected names in European literature have again chosen their pick of under-translated works for Finnegan’s List.

09 09 2013

Europe in Translation

Schwob / Finnegan’s List at the 13th International Literaturfestival Berlin

On September 10 three writers present their suggestions for translation at a Schwob / Finnegan’s List event in Berlin. The Dutch author Arnon Grunberg, Oya Baydar from Turkey and the Croatian writer Roman Simić talk about the Polish author Marek…

baydar, finneganslist, grunberg, simić
09 09 2013

Schwob / Finnegan’s List in Marseille

A New Schwob / FL Event on October 20

Marseille-Provence is one of the European Capitals of Culture in 2013. The French harbour on the Mediterranean will host the second Schwob/Finnegan’s List event, a top-notch literary talk with Israeli writer Etgar Keret, Christos Chryssopoulos…

finneganslist, marseille