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O-Töne 2023: Franz Schuh

31.08.2023 to 31.08.2023 - MQ Main Courtyard

O-Töne 2023: Franz Schuh


O-Töne Final

Thu 31.08., 20h l MQ Haupthof l Admission free 

O-Töne Debuts: Eva Reisinger "Männer töten"

Reading: Franz Schuh "Ein Mann ohne Beschwerden"

Moderation: Günter Kaindlstorfer

Eva Reisinger, born in 1992, studied journalism in Vienna and worked in media houses in Hamburg, Berlin and Istanbul, since 2017 she reports as a correspondent for Die Zeit. 2021 saw the publication of her first book "Was geht, Österreich? Eine Landjugend mit Wodkabull und dem Herrgott" by Kiepenheuer & Witsch. For her debut novel "Männer töten" (Leykam), which will be published in August and which she will present for the first time at the O-Töne Finale, she received the Start Literary Scholarship of the City of Vienna.

Franz Schuh, born in 1947, studied philosophy, history and German studies. For more than four decades, Franz Schuh has been writing notoriously trenchant essays, some of which have become classics of their genre. He has received numerous awards, including the Jean Améry Prize in 2000, the Leipzig Book Fair Prize in 2006, the Golden Decoration of Honour of the City of Vienna in 2009, the Austrian Art Prize in 2011 and the Johann Heinrich Merck Prize for Literary Criticism and Essays in 2021. In the sound bites, Franz Schuh will read from his 2008 inaugural reading of "Memoiren. Ein Interview gegen mich selbst" and his readings in 2011 ("Der Krückenkaktus") and 2014 ("Sämtliche Leidenschaften"), Franz Schuh is once again a guest this year: For the festival finale he will present his new novel "Ein Mann ohne Beschwerden" (Zsolnay).

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