The excellent debut of Katja Petrowskaja just won the European Strega prize. The Italian translation of the novel, originally written in German, was the first to be released by the publisher Adelphi at the end of 2014. English readers should still wait for this autobiographical novel telling the history of a Jewish family spread across many countries. The English world rights have been sold to Harper Collins. Publication is scheduled for May 2016.
By Katja Petrowskaja