"The reader is really disturbed in the end and he loses the feeling of what is right and what is wrong." Per Leo, 43, schrijver, Berlijn (DE).
"It was supposed to be a non-fiction book, but it turned out to be a piece of literature." Per Leo, 43, schrijver, Berlijn (DE).
"This book gave me the courage to write my own story about 1965 in a way that is not black and white." Laksmi Pamuntjak, 44, schrijfster, Jakarta.
"It's great, I don't know how to explain, but it's really awesome. You just keep reading, you want to know how it goes on." Paul Bühre, 16, scholier, Berlijn (Duitsland).
"I'm trying to provide helpful tips about how to survive with a teenager in your house." Paul Bühre, 16, scholier, Berlijn (Duitsland).
"Even though my novel's big theme is the Indonesian genocide of 1965, it is essentially a love story." Laksmi Pamuntjak, 44, schrijfster, Jakarta.
"It doesn't sound a very promising subject, but Levi wrote beautifully about it." Nick Louth, schrijver, journalist, Lincolnshire (UK).
"For me, this is perfectly constructed. If you removed a page, a chapter, even a sentence or a piece of punctuation, it would remove the aura of perfection." Noah Charney, 36, schrijver, journalist, Slovenië.
"I think that it's incredibly rare that you get seventy years of lyrical enquiry into nearly every stage of our lives." Owen Sheers, 41, schrijver, dichter, Talgarth (Wales).
"Imagine you're at a cocktail party and your host says that intruiging looking gentleman in the corner is an art forger." Noah Charney, 36, schrijver, journalist, Slovenië.
"I think that in the process of writing a novel, you tend to fall in and out of love with your work a lot." Owen Sheers, 41, schrijver, dichter, Talgarth (Wales).
"The encouter between the individual and the forces in the world was very interesting to me." Nir Baram, 38, schrijver, Tel Aviv.