Arts21 is on a literary adventure. Big topics at this year’s Leipzig Book Fair are Lithuanian literature and Luther. Also featuring: Kermani on tour and picture books to get lost in.
The prestigious Leipzig Book Prize for European Understanding will be awarded to Mathias Énard at the opening of the Leipzig Book Fair. His winning novel is said to build bridges between Europe and the Middle East.
Many people have no idea about Lithuanian literature, but that could soon change. Lithuania is the Guest of Honor at the Leipzig Book Fair 2017. Books from the Baltics – turbulent history and desire for freedom.
Lithuania doesn't have dark crime novels like Scandinavia or Nobel Prize-winners like the Belarusians. But it's a country full of bookworms and a diverse history that's reflected in its books, writes DW's Inga Janiulytė.
All over world, women are taking the film industry by storm. What motivates them? And how did they get their break? Five filmmakers - all Berlinale Talents participants - tell us about their struggle for recognition on our Arts.21 Special.
It is a story of love, loss, and self-deception involving a woman who claims to be Anastasia, daughter of Czar Nicolas II of Russia. In his latest graphic novel, Simon Schwartz again takes on a historical figure.
The self-declared "panic rocker" and peace activist Udo Lindenberg flew high, fell far and came back "like a phoenix from the bottle." At the opening of his Panik City museum, here are some of the stages of his life.
As part of the Erdogan government's crackdown on dissidents, Zehra Dogan was sentenced to over two years in jail — for a watercolor. Now, iconic street artist Banksy is protesting her plight with a new mural.
Facebook has blocked various pictures of paintings and sculptures on display in museums and public spaces — only to apologize briefly afterwards.
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