Forgluhen: A Narrative of the Hamburg Music Scene in the 1990s | NDR.de – Culture – Book

Status: 08/11/2022 06:00 AM In “Vorglühen” musicians Jan Müller and Rasmus Engler talk about freedom, indifference and the search for meaning. A classic tale of aging and at times hilariously whimsical and chaotic. by Alexandra Friedrich “Vorglühen” means: Drink yourself warm. But it can also be another word to express stage fright, to warm up, … Read more

Stermann’s “Maksym”: great reading pleasure with funny situations | NDR.de – Culture – Book

Status: 04.08.2022 00:01 Dirk Steermann is probably the most famous German in Austria. His new book “Maxim” is inspiring as a funny collection of anecdotes. by Katja Esbach He became known as a radio presenter and cabaret artist. Sternman likes to explain to stranger Germans in the south. In his novel Six Austrians Among the … Read more

Street Utopia: A New Novel by David Mitchell | NDR.de – Culture – Book

Status: 07/25/2022 06:00 AM David Mitchell’s “Cloud Atlas” was an international bestseller. His current novel, Utopia Avenue, is now 700 pages long: a road trip into the 1960s music scene. by Katya Wise You think you know everything. David Mitchell features Jimi Hendrix, David Bowie, Joni Mitchell, and Leonard Cohen, but the band around which … Read more

Literary Summer in Krefeld: Reading in the Picturesque Inner Court

July 8, 2022 at 8:00 pm Literature Festival : The literary summer in Krefeld began with reading in a picturesque courtyard Toine Heijmans and translator Ruth Löbner reading at the historic Stadtbad. Photo: Dirk Jochmann Krefeld The literary summer began in the historic Krefeld Stadtbad with Dutch author Toine Heijmans and his translator Ruth Löbner. … Read more

Anna In: A New Novel by Nobel Prize Winner Olga Tokarczuk | NDR.de – Culture – Book

Status: 03.06.2022 09:11 AM In her novel Anna In, Polish writer Olga Tokarczuk explores a 4,000-year-old theme: the legend of Inanna. It is the original version of all the stories about the descent into the underworld and is now available with a new translation. by Julian Bergmann shimmering place. People are running. State-of-the-art architecture. The … Read more

“The Last Must Be The First”: A Lionel Shriver Novel | NDR.de – Culture – Book

Status: 06/02/2022 06:00 AM Lionel Shriver’s latest book is an elegant, and at times heart-wrenching, novel about marriage on the rocks and old age that we all can’t escape. by Katja Esbach Serenata and Remington are in their 60s and have been together for many years. The children have left the house and life has … Read more

We Are All Crawling: A Santiago Lorenzo Novel | NDR.de – Culture – Book

Status: 05/30/2022 06:00 AM Santiago Lorenzo’s fourth novel, We Are All Scared, became a sensation: selling a quarter of a million copies in Spain alone. The book is now published in German. by Tobias Wenzel 2015 in Madrid: Manuel, a man in his mid-twenties, shot a police officer in self-defense. Fearing imprisonment, he hides in … Read more

May Graphic Novels: ‘Sunnysides’, ‘Reading Tour’, ‘Domboy’ | NDR.de – Culture

Status: 05/25/2022 06:00 AM Starting June 16, ComicSalon will once again be held in Erlangen, a class meeting for those interested in comics and graphic novels. Three books about changing times will surely be found there. listen to another 3 minutes by Matthias Heller “Sunny Sides” by Anna Peñas The sun rises over Levante, the … Read more

‘The Voice’: A True Page Turn By Jessica Dorlacher | NDR.de – Culture – Book

Status: 05/24/2022 06:00 AM Author Jessica Dorlacher regularly tops the Dutch bestseller lists with her novels. Her new book, “The Voice,” is what you might call a real “page flip”. by Annemarie Stoltenberg Something terrible is about to happen. The family will not be able to live as before. Jessica Dorlacher announces it subconsciously at … Read more

The Countryside: A Brilliant Social Novel by Gary Steingart | NDR.de – Culture – Book

Status: 05/23/2022 06:00 AM While the plague spreads through the city, a few friends flee to the countryside to enjoy a sensual life and tell each other’s stories. Gary Steingart adopted the setting from Giovanni Boccaccio’s short story novel “The Decameron” in his novel “Landpartie”. by john rak In his case, the city is New … Read more