David Hockney presents his new monograph ‘A Bigger Book‘ at the Frankfurt Book Fair, a German vintner who plays music to his wine. And: A photographer who captures Berlin places before they disappear.
The largest book fair in the world may take place in Frankfurt. But some of its most important guests don't come from Germany. Here are some of international celebrities you'll spot at the Frankfurt Book Fair this week.
"Literature has always managed to overcome dictators," wrote jailed Turkish author Asli Erdogan. Her words marked the start of the Frankfurt Book Fair, which focuses not just on publishing deals, but also human rights.
A British special effects artist created a Batman suit that secured him a spot in the Guiness Book of World Records. Painter David Hockney at the Frankfurt Book Fair. And: 300 years of Chianti wine.
Producer Janine Jackowski puts films by and about women to the fore. Including Maren Ade's prize-winning Toni Erdmann.
The French novelist and member of the Academie Francaise has died at the age of 92. A very public figure in France, d'Ormesson was the author of some 40 works.
Answer the quiz and win CDs! We play a cover version of a hit from Germany, and you tell us: Who first sang the original of "The Power"?
Win CDs by Broilers, Three Fall, Alice Merton, Bausa.
What does living in Germany mean nowadays? Photographer Peter Bialobrzeski takes a closer look. His series "Die zweite Heimat" shows Germany for what it is – unadorned and honest. His pictures can be viewed in Hamburg's House of Photography.
After the "Jamaica" coalition talks aimed at building the next German government collapsed in Berlin on Sunday, Germany's top culture critics took to Twitter to voice their opinions.
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