Wolfgang Knebel: “Sociology before history” – Culture

What we haven’t already! Pre-modern society, class society, industrial society, post-industrial society first delayed, then suddenly postmodern, before becoming worse, transient and in decline, but certainly an accelerating society. Soon we will probably be a digital community or a singularity, if the Corona community or even the post-hero community doesn’t get involved again in the … Read more

Nicole Krause: “Being a Man” – Culture

Used to disasters that can happen again at any time, the characters in these stories always prepare for the worst. Although they mostly live in the United States, they remain “European Jews”. There is seldom a place that feels like home, but the longing for it is great. Marriages fail, families fall apart, and former … Read more

Wolfgang Ulrich: “Art after the end of its independence” – Culture

A bold thesis, a provocative assertion, and a wholly implausible observation of a trend that is instantly becoming a new age – one should be happy when someone claims a complete turning point in time, just because art history and art science are often so cautious, entrenched beyond descriptions and awareness year? In any case, … Read more

Christian Hoffmann: “Everything we don’t remember” – Culture

I begin this text with the most important word in Christian Hoffmann’s book: I. The second most important word is you, and Beck Hoffmann means her father, who died in 2018. His death was the final reason the author took the long journey through what is now Poland and the Czech Republic. On foot alone, … Read more

A Ukrainian memoir: When the layer of personal protection collapses – Culture

On the morning of Wednesday, May 11, it starts early, at half past seven we want to leave Chernivtsi for Romania. When I came to the kitchen, my roommate, I’m from Mariupol, was already there, and she had to leave early, and leave the house a little before seven on weekdays. While we sip our … Read more

Yadi Yasmin Onder: “We know we can, and we get along” – Kultur

At the beginning of this first novel, the father dies an amazing death. He, who was said to have weighed four hundred kilograms, was so heavy that the meadow on which he was standing at the time of his death “bowed concavely into the ground, so heavy,” that you could do almost nothing with it, … Read more

Uwe Tellkamp at 3Sat-Docu: Constant in Auenland – Culture

Saxony, Uwe Tillkamp, ​​once said in a wonderful speech on the Day of German Unity, It is a land of silent colours. Further: “Involuntarily to me, I think the word ‘Saxony’ is associated with ascendant images.” Knowing the other Baroque cities, even the Baroque Dresden seems “cautious and fragile; it tries more to balance than … Read more

“I don’t want to be portrayed as a right-handed idiot.”

Suhrkamp-Verlag will release Uwe Tellkamp’s new novel Sleeping in the Hours on May 16. Publication is eagerly awaited not only because the author has had a huge success with his GDR novel Der Turm from 2008 and considers the new work a sequel to it. He’s been working on it for years. Above all, the … Read more

Uwe Tellkamp at 3Sat-Docu: Constant in Auenland – Culture

Saxony, Uwe Tillkamp, ​​once said in a wonderful speech on the Day of German Unity, It is a land of silent colours. Moreover: “Involuntarily to me, I think the word ‘Saxony’ is associated with rising images.” Knowing the other Baroque cities, even the Baroque Dresden seems “cautious and fragile; it tries more to balance than … Read more