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A literature prize and reader’s tip for the holiday season

Posted by Katja Petrovic | | filed under: ,

The Prix du livre Inter or Inter Book Prize is the last of the season’s leading literary prizes in France...

Sunday Su 31 31 July Jul 07 7 16 2016 July Jul 07 7 Sunday Su 31 31 16 2016 10 10 10 10 15 h AM | Read more

Henning Mankell’s “The Antelopes”

Posted by Judith Vonberg | | filed under: ,

For most of us, Henning Mankell is the father of the modern Swedish crime novel...

Thursday Th 28 28 July Jul 07 7 16 2016 July Jul 07 7 Thursday Th 28 28 16 2016 10 10 10 10 30 h AM | Read more

On Daniel Kehlmann’s Reception in the German-speaking Context / Über die Daniel-Kehlmann-Rezeption im deutschen Sprachraum

Posted by Peter Zimmermann | | filed under: ,

Like Chewing Gum on the Sole of a Shoe...

Monday Mo 25 25 July Jul 07 7 16 2016 July Jul 07 7 Monday Mo 25 25 16 2016 7 07 7 07 23 h AM | Read more

BookTube and FanFiction

Posted by Katja Petrovic | | filed under: ,

At the end of June the Centre national du livre in Paris published a study of children and young people’s reading behaviour. The good news is that they read...

Friday Fr 22 22 July Jul 07 7 16 2016 July Jul 07 7 Friday Fr 22 22 16 2016 7 07 7 07 49 h AM | Read more

A Farewell to Central Europe

Posted by Gábor Csordás | | filed under: ,

Central Europe is not a state: it's a culture or a fate. Its borders are imaginary and must be drawn and redrawn with each new historical situation. (Milan Kundera)

Thursday Th 21 21 July Jul 07 7 16 2016 July Jul 07 7 Thursday Th 21 21 16 2016 9 09 9 09 55 h AM | Read more

The End of the World / Das Ende der Welt

Posted by Iman Humaydan | | filed under: ,

A country, Abistan; a city, Qodsabad; a simplified language, Abilang; a prophet, Abi, the sacred tyrant who represents God on earth; a sacred book, Gkabul and Yolah an almighty god...

Monday Mo 18 18 July Jul 07 7 16 2016 July Jul 07 7 Monday Mo 18 18 16 2016 9 09 9 09 25 h AM | Read more

German Humour: Are You joking?

Posted by Rosie Goldsmith | | filed under: ,

German humour – are you joking?! We definitely need some humour at this unhappy time in the UK’s European revolution, but surely not German humour?

Friday Fr 15 15 July Jul 07 7 16 2016 July Jul 07 7 Friday Fr 15 15 16 2016 1 01 13 13 37 h PM | Read more

German publishers and journalists awaken to Slovenia's literature and diversity

Posted by Renata Zamida | | filed under: ,

As part of the preparatory activities prior to the project "Slovenia – Guest of Honour at the Frankfurt Book Fair", planned for 2021, the Public Slovenian Book Agency hosted ...

Thursday Th 14 14 July Jul 07 7 16 2016 July Jul 07 7 Thursday Th 14 14 16 2016 8 08 8 08 55 h AM | Read more

Peter Handke and His Reception in the English-speaking

Posted by Judith Vonberg | | filed under: ,

Peter Handke and His Reception in the German-speaking...

Monday Mo 11 11 July Jul 07 7 16 2016 July Jul 07 7 Monday Mo 11 11 16 2016 11 11 11 11 20 h AM | Read more

Nuit-debout

Posted by Katja Petrovic | | filed under: ,

Monday Mo 11 11 July Jul 07 7 16 2016 July Jul 07 7 Monday Mo 11 11 16 2016 9 09 9 09 15 h AM | Read more