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A Celebration of the Work of Swiss Writer Robert Walser

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the_assistant.jpgWith Susan Bernofsky, translator of The Assistant (New Directions), Deborah Eisenberg and Wayne Koestenbaum
The great (and virtually unknown) Swiss writer Robert Walser influenced Kafka and inspired Hermann Hesse. In this tribute, three writers read, discuss and worship Walser, a writer who is like a mouse that roared—small and fragile but out-of-this-world outrageous


Banner image: Robert Walser in the 1890's

Credits

Host:
Michael Silverblatt