The books by Algerian novelist Boualem Sansal are banned in his home country. Years ago, a fatwa was issued against him. What does it take to keep writing under pressure? An Arts.21 interview.
The books by Algerian novelist Boualem Sansal are banned in his home country. Years ago, a fatwa was issued against him. What does it take to keep writing with a death threat hanging over your head?
Is Europe too weak? Could it have stopped the jihadists a long time ago? DW asked controversial Algerian author Boualem Sansal about the shortcomings of Western politics.
The Frankfurt Book Fair held a heated debate on "Europe and Islam" with bestselling Turkish author Elif Shafak and Algerian novelist Boualem Sansal. The latter is deeply pessimistic.
Star Wars film sets in southwestern Tunisia are sinking into the desert sands. After loyal fans raised funds for their protection, a tourist agency is trying to grab more tourists' attention.
Nearly two-thirds of German youths aged 13 and under read books several times a week, according to a new study. Magazines are still very popular among the age group. Only one-third turns to YouTube for entertainment.
Brutally murdered in 1954 at the age of 11, Brigitte Irrgang was later named a Catholic martyr. Now, over half a century later, her memory is being kept alive with a new, multilingual oratorio.
His images borrowed simple, everyday objects while questioning the way we see the world. Belgian Surrealist René Magritte, who died 50 years ago, was a philosopher with a paintbrush.
Refugees are learning how to make YouTube clips at a Berlin workshop. The idea is to strengthen the presence of topics such as migration and integration on the Internet platform.
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