Aleš Šteger’s first poetry collection Šahovnice ur (1995) sold out three weeks after publication and indicated a new generation of Slovenian artists and writers. Štegers books have been translated into 16 languages and his poems appeared in internationally renowned magazines and newspapers as The New Yorker. He has published seven books of poetry, three novels, and two books of essays in Slovenian. His books in English include The Book of Things, Berlin, Essential Baggage, Above the Sky Beneath the Earth, and the novel Absolution.
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