Forgluhen: A Narrative of the Hamburg Music Scene in the 1990s | – 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 | – 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 | – 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

Book Recommendation: A World History of Rivers | MDR.DE

There is no civilization without rivers This book talks about the river phenomenon in all its aspects. He transformed the river as a water resource and life-giver, the river as a place of execution, the river as a boundary and a link between regions, as a traffic artery, and the river as a line of … Read more

With John Strelecki during the summer

Jun 23, 2022 at 1:17 pm Our cultural tips for the weekend : With John Strelecki during the summer John Strelecki. Photo: dpa / Anke Waelischmiller / SVEN SIMON Services Düsseldorf From the author of Cult there is a new life guide from the now famous “Cafe on the Edge of the World”. As always, … Read more

A worth-reading picture book about the artist Charlotte Berend-Corinth | – Culture

Status: 04.06.2022 06:00 AM by Silk Lamann Lammerte An Old Artist Marries a Very Young Student: This is a classic in the history of fine art. All too often, the amour fou ends up with the student abandoning her artistic ambitions and – as a housewife and mother – supporting the “genius” on her side. … Read more

Anna In: A New Novel by Nobel Prize Winner Olga Tokarczuk | – 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 | – 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 | – 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

“Kaleidocycles”: Escher DIY artwork | – Culture

Status: 05/28/2022 06:00 AM Dutch artist MC Escher was known for his optical illusions and artistic confusion. A book has now been published that takes his two-dimensional works from flat paper and turns them into bodies. by Julian Bergmann Heavy duty sling bag. Inside there is a book and approximately 20 sheets of paper. They … Read more