There are shelves full of books - exactly at the place where the Nazis held their first big book burning in 1933. The fire marks the beginning of the systematic persecution of authors regarded as Jewish, Marxist or critical.
Eighty-five years ago, fires fueled with literature labeled "un-German" by the Nazi regime burned across the country. Many students enthusiastically joined in the act at the time.
The Yugoslav author was a concentration camp prisoner and interpreter for President Tito. His tool for dealing with the past — writing. Ivanji told DW about a life that straddled some of Europe's most seismic events.
From lakes to saunas and parks: Is Germany's nudist culture, known as FKK, dying out or still making waves? It's still strong enough to inspire a change of attitude for Berlin-based expats.
Musical bands with international members, plays with German and refugee actors: Culture and art projects are good for solidarity in a society, a German study finds.
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