We met British essayist Tim Parks to discuss literature, German readers and Bob Dylan. His book "Where I'm Reading From" has just been published in German.
Winning a Nobel Prize is considered one of the world's greatest honors. If this year's pick was surprising, it wasn't as controversial as many others – such as last year's. Here are laureates that have caused a stir.
Who are the potential laureates for the prestigious literary award? After last year's controversy surrounding Bob Dylan, the Swedish Academy is expected to go with a more traditional choice.
His novels explore the past via themes of human memory – and forgetting. Honored with the Nobel Prize for Literature, the best-selling author actually first dreamed of being a pop musician.
A sex-filled movie on intimacy and consent took home the Golden Bear at the Berlinale, Germany's largest film festival. Other winners included Wes Anderson for "Isle of Dogs" and Ana Brun in Paraguay's first entry.
Von Stosch won the Islamic Republic's "World Award for Book of the Year" for his work examining Islam from a Christian point of view. The theologian said the award honored all those who support an "emancipated" Islam.
Shy and standing in the shadows of Paul McCartney and John Lennon, "The Beatles" lead guitarist became known as "The silent Beatle." A look at George Harrison's life in honor of his 75th birthday.
Pudgy, flat-faced, sniffling, with an adoring gaze – pugs are a hit with dog-lovers. In Germany and around the world, the soft, wrinkly, lovable hounds have become a high fashion breed. What makes them so irresistible?
Russia’s independent gaming scene between art, business, politics and censorship.
The German Goethe Institute is hosting an interactive exhibition titled ‘Games and Politics’ in Novosibirk, bringing together the country’s gaming scene.
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