11 April 2014 What I write I have to eat – what I won't write will eat me – Herta Müller

Today I have no fear, but I still remember its overwhelming presence. I started writing to protect myself against it, to break the bonds which strangled me – says Herta Müller in her talk with Grzegorz Jankowicz, published in the newest issue of Tygodnik Powszechny weekly. The Literary Nobel winner and a guest of last year’s Conrad Festival, talks about the difficult experience of a life under totalitarian regime and its impact on her work.

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