Books by Katharina Hacker

THE HAVE-NOTS by Katharina Hacker
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2008

"Deeply depressing fare that leaves a sour aftertaste."
Set primarily in London, this excruciatingly dark novel from Hacker (The Lifeguard, 2002, etc.), which won the 2006 German Book Prize, uses the colliding fates of a vapid middle-class German couple, an abused British child and a vicious petty criminal to reflect the malevolent undercurrents rumbling through post-9/11 Europe. Read full book review >
THE LIFEGUARD by Katharina Hacker
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2002

"Solidly written but terribly uninteresting experiment about a lifeguard who can't save himself."
The closing of a German public bath takes on catastrophic importance in the eyes of an aging lifeguard. Read full book review >