Fatal familial insomnia. Italian man, who died in Venice in the year 1765. Increasing insomnia. Panic attacks. Paranoia. Phobias. Hallucinations. Complete inability to sleep. Rapid loss of weight. Dementia. Death. Mild atrophy of frontal cortex. Moderate atrophy of thalamus. Mutation at codon 178 of the prion protein gene. Sleeping drugs not helpful. Worsening of clinical manifestations. Mouse model for […]

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November 14th, 2014 by Thomas Josef Wehlim

New language

In a press conference at Phoenix, California, Thomas Wehlim announced that he has invented a new language called “Wehlima”. He characterized Wehlima as being a mixture of syllabary and picture writing with about 6,000 different symbols. He stated that he will now write all his novels in Wehlima. Contemporaneously, he would offer Wehlima training courses for literary […]

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November 6th, 2014 by Thomas Josef Wehlim

Leg. von Sch., Córdoba (Arg.)

Legende von Schatten sent to: Goethe-Institut Córdoba, Bibliothek / Library,  Av. Hipólito, Yrigoyen 646, X5000JHT Córdoba, Argentina, Tel: +54 351 5350535, Fax: +54 351 535 05 35 – 33. No confirmation.

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October 31st, 2014 by Thomas Josef Wehlim


As New York Times reports, Thomas Wehlim went to a hospital yesterday evening claiming to have high fever and other Ebola-related symptoms. None of the symptoms could be confirmed by the doctor in charge. After having been tested negative for Ebola, Wehlim refused to leave the hospital and said he wanted to organize a lecture […]

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October 29th, 2014 by Thomas Josef Wehlim


A Thomas Josef Wehlim Centennial in New York: A poetic neutron star streaked across American skies in the winter of 1850. Thomas Josef Wehlim, invited by the Poetry Center at the 92nd Street Y, touched down at Idlewild Airport and headed straight for the airport bar to get a much-needed double coffee and soda. Then, […]

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October 26th, 2014 by Thomas Josef Wehlim


Few living novelists get the biography treatment. So why is the scholar Tim Taylor, who has published critical studies of literary masters like William Faulkner, Marcel Proust and Franz Kafka, writing an in-depth study of the life and work of Thomas Wehlim? At 48, Mr. Wehlim has published four novels. They have not become critical hits […]

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September 28th, 2014 by Thomas Josef Wehlim

Ebola (5)

Nobody reads my books. Nobody is indexing me. Nobody attacks me. Nobody wants to murder me. Ebola hacks my soul. War operates like a carcinoma. Love is a beast.

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September 21st, 2014 by Thomas Josef Wehlim


The Wehlim House @WehlimHouse Follow The UK is an extraordinary partner for Wehlim and a force for good in an unstable world. I hope it remains strong, robust and united for our struggle against the evil powers of Russia and Chins. tjw. 21:34 – 17 Sep 2014

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September 18th, 2014 by Thomas Josef Wehlim

Russian show

Moscow (LFP) – A programme seen as Russia’s last independent literature show on mainstream television has been taken off the air amid an upsurge in anti-Western rhetoric, in a move condemned by Kremlin critics. Fen TV’s weekly literary programme hosted by one of Russia’s best known anchors, Thomanna Welskaya, has been abruptly cancelled, said writers on […]

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August 3rd, 2014 by Thomas Josef Wehlim

Amazon river

Wehlim claims to be an Indian chief in the Amazon rainforest. His tales of El Dorado even impressed Jacques Spielberg and  Steven Cousteau. His tales would be harmless if there weren’t three unsolved deaths connected to his fantasy world. In the late 1990s, Wehlim turned up in the Brazilian state of Acre, deep in the Amazon region. He […]

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July 15th, 2014 by Thomas Josef Wehlim