Lit_cast Slowakei with Renata SakoHoess
Listen to the fifth edition of our podcast.
Are you interested in the life of Slovak books in the German-speaking world? Would you like to meet the people who support them? Or do you, perhaps, have friends in Germany, Austria or Switzerland who might want to learn more about Slovak literature? If yes, Lit_cast Slowakei
, the first German-language podcast about Slovak literature hosted by Michal Hvorecký
is exactly what you were looking for.
Renata SakoHoess is the guest of the fifth podcast.
She was born in a Slovak-German family in Bratislava. In 1968, she left Czechoslovakia together with her parents. She grew up with both languages and graduated in German and Slavic studies in Munich. She has taught Slovak language for a long time. The publishing house Dumont has reprinted her travel guide across Slovakia four times. In 2011, her Bratislava anthology has been published as part of the Europa Erlesen series. She reviews and reports for Neue Zürcher Zeitung and Süddeutsche Zeitung. Her most famous book is the Literary Tourist Guide Pressburg/Bratislava (2017).
The podcast can be accessed via Spotify, ApplePodcast and GooglePlay.