Alexander von Humboldt climbed the Chimborazo volcano in 1802 and shaped our understanding of nature as a living whole. Andrea Wulf’s prizewinning book presents the legendary environmental pioneer.
From the floor of the Frankfurt stock exchange to the concert hall of the Hamburg Elbphilharmonie — hundreds of thousands of Germans read aloud or listened to children's books to help develop a lifelong love of reading.
Now in its 68th year, the National Book Awards is a celebration of American literature recognizing some of the most talented writers in the US. The books of the 2017 award winners speak volumes about the country.
On the Day of the Imprisoned Writer, rights group PEN International remembers writers who have been jailed for their work. DW asks former imprisoned author Enoh Meyomesse about his life after release.
US prosecutors have charged an Iranian man with hacking into HBO and attempting to blackmail the cable TV network with stolen episodes and plot summaries for unaired programs, including "Game of Thrones."
Ever since Turkey's attempted 2016 coup, a growing number of books have been outlawed and confiscated, with some even being considered evidence for certain crimes. Publishers, authors and readers are deeply concerned.
US musician and actor David Cassidy has died at the age of 67 in a Florida hospital. Cassidy first rose to fame playing a lead vocalist and guitarist in the 1970s sitcom "The Partridge Family."
To mark Rodin's centennial anniversary in France, two exhibitions in Paris featured the sculptor's work, highlighting his impact on contemporary artists.
Thousands of social media users have been breaking the silence around the culture of sexual abuse, with international versions of the #MeToo hashtag going one step further. Here are some of the celebrities who reacted.
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