Author(s): Clemens Meyer; Katy Derbyshire (Translator)
Booker International-longlisted author Clemens Meyer returns withDark Satellites, a short story collection aboutmarginal characters in contemporary Germany. A train driver's life is upended when he hits a laughing man on the trackson his night shift. A night watchman patrolling outside a home for immigrants falls in love with a nameless immigrant. Alonely train cleaner makes friends with a hairdresser in the train station bar. A young man finds himself unable to returnto his home after a break-in, and wanders the city in a state of increasing unrest. Unsentimental and yet deeply moving,Dark Satellites is a collection of stories from our time, as dark as the world, as beautiful as the brightest of hopes.