Writers: Thomas Bernhard

An online guide to the life and work of Thomas Bernhard
I did not want to be anything, and naturally I did not want to turn myself into a mere profession: all I ever wanted was to be myself.

Thomas Bernhard, Gathering Evidence


Who is Thomas Bernhard?
George Steiner on Thomas Bernhard
Gabriel Josipovici on Thomas Bernhard
Thomas Bernhard on Grandfathers
Youthful reading: Nietzsche and Dostoyevsky
Purest enjoyment: Bernhard on flicking pages
Within Reach
All Things Considered: Thomas Bernhard, The Loser
Thomas Bernhard on Uncanny Primates
Thomas Bernhard: Playing cards
Thomas Bernhard, My Prizes (Notting Hill Editions)
Thomas Bernhard, Prose
Forthcoming Thomas Bernhard books
Thomas Bernhard, 'Burst into Flames'
Thomas Bernhard, Walking
Thomas Bernhard/Thomas Mann
Thomas Bernhard, Victor Halfwit: A Winter's Tale
Thomas Bernhard and Ideas
Reading Thomas Bernhard
Lars Iyer on Literature's Antagonistic Couples
Thomas Bernhard, Old Masters
Thomas Bernhard on Perfection and Failure
Douglas Glover on Thomas Bernhard's The Loser
Thomas Bernhard's Ungenach
Samuel Frederick, Narratives Unsettled
Notes on Thomas Bernhard's Correction


Thomas Bernhard and the Theatre
Thomas Bernhard's Heldenplatz
Thomas Bernhard: Ritter, Dene, Voss
Adam Seelig on Bernhard's Ritter, Dene, Voss

Art & Design

Thomas Bernhard: Graphic Essay

Film & Television

Gehen (Walking): An Homage to Thomas Bernhard


Thomas Bernhard's Publisher Correspondence
Interview with Thomas Bernhard
Thomas Bernhard on self-discipline
Thomas Bernhard, Three Days


Plunged in Thought: Thomas Bernhard on Music
Glenn Gould and Beethoven's Tempest Sonata
Thomas Bernhard on Karajan