Fiction Book reviews in the fields of literature and cultural studies

Perlentaucher Cultural magazine featuring reviews and articles on books

Literatur Schweiz Broad selection of new Swiss fiction in German, French, Italian, and Rumantsch

Literapedia Bern Online dictionary 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 one month only.

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.