The Anansi Blog

Free eBook Preview: The Tobacconist by Robert Seethaler May 06 2016

A Whole Life by Robert Seethaler was recently shortlisted for the 2016 Man Booker International Prize — and to celebrate, we’ve got a free preview of Robert Seethaler’s new novel, The Tobacconist (translated by Charlotte Collins), available to download! About The Tobacconist by Robert Seethaler Seventeen-year-old Franz Huchel leaves his village and journeys to Vienna to apprentice at … Read More

A Whole Life Shortlisted for the 2016 Man Brooker International Prize April 30 2016

The Man Booker International Prize revealed its shortlist recently, and we’re trilled that A Whole Life by Robert Seethaler and translated by Charlotte Collins — published in Canada by House of Anansi — made the list! Like John Williams’ Stoner or Denis Johnson’s Train Dreams, A Whole Life is a tender book about finding dignity … Read More