Fiction offers book reviews in the fields of literature and cultural studies.

Perlentaucher is a cultural magazine featuring reviews and articles on books.

Literatur Schweiz lists a broad selection of new Swiss fiction in German, French, Italian, and Rumantsch.

Literapedia Bern is an online lexicon listing Bernese authors and their works.

Our subject librarians issue a shortlist of new fiction in German, English, French, Italian, Spanish, and Slavic languages. The ensuing longlists covers the newly acquired fiction at the University Library.

Books can be ordered online, collected and returned at any courier library of IDS Bern.

Books available at institute libraries can be borrowed as well. Get them on the premises.

Basisbibliothek Unitobler (BTO) features a selection of new fiction next to the information desk. These books can be borrowed for a month only and they cannot be reserved. Get them on the premises.

The series Text! - Berner Literatur im Gespräch hosts an array of Bernese authors. Our literay talks focus on their writing, their methods and their motifs, and they include short readings.