About the Author
Thomas Bernhard was born in Holland in 1931 and grew up in Austria. The winner of the three most distinguished and coveted literary prizes awarded in Germany, he has become one of the most widely translated and admired writers of his generation. His novels published in English include The Loser, Frost, Gargoyles, Correction,
and Wittgenstein’s Nephew
. The five segments of his memoir were published in one volume, Gathering Evidence,
in 1985. Thomas Bernhard died in 1989.