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Web-Special 100 German Must-Reads: David Levitz (left) and Sabine Kieselbach (Copyright: DW)
A time of upheaval

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DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | Buddenbrooks, von Thomas Mann

'Buddenbrooks' by Thomas Mann

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | The Confusions of Young Master Törless, by Robert Musil

'The Confusions of Young Master Törless' by Robert Musil

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | Jakob von Gunten, by Robert Walser

'Jakob von Gunten' by Robert Walser

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge, by Rainer Maria Rilke

'The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge' by R. M. Rilke

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | My Heart, by Else Lasker-Schüler

'My Heart' by Else Lasker-Schüler

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | Rheinsberg, by Kurt Tucholsky

'Rheinsberg' by Kurt Tucholsky

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | The Loyal Subject, by Heinrich Mann

'The Loyal Subject' by Heinrich Mann

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | Demian, by Hermann Hesse

'Demian' by Hermann Hesse

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | Storm of Steel, by Ernst Jünger

'Storm of Steel' by Ernst Jünger

Weimar era
Disaster and catastrophe
Rising from the ruins
Separate worlds

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DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | The Wall, by Marlen Haushofer

'The Wall' by Marlen Haushofer

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | They Divided the Sky, by Christa Wolf

'They Divided the Sky' by Christa Wolf

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | Jakob The Liar, by Jurek Becker

'Jakob The Liar' by Jurek Becker

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | Anniversaries, by Uwe Johnson

'Anniversaries' by Uwe Johnson

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | Malina, by Ingeborg Bachmann

'Malina' by Ingeborg Bachmann

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | Short Letter, Long Farewell, by Peter Handke

'Short Letter, Long Farewell' by Peter Handke

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | The New Sorrows of Young W., by Ulrich Plenzdorf

'The New Sorrows of Young W.' by Ulrich Plenzdorf

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum, by Heinrich Böll

'The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum' by Heinrich Böll

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | The Nazi and the Barber, by Edgar Hilsenrath

'The Nazi and the Barber' by Edgar Hilsenrath

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | Runaway Horse, by Martin Walser

'Runaway Horse' by Martin Walser

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | Memoirs of an Anti-Semite, by Gregor von Rezzori

'Memoirs of an Anti-Semite' by Gregor von Rezzori

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | The Wall Jumper, von Peter Schneider

'The Wall Jumper' by Peter Schneider

Stories and histories

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DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | Insane, by Rainald Goetz

'Insane' by Rainald Goetz

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | The Discovery of Slowness, by Sten Nadolny

'The Discovery of Slowness' by Sten Nadolny

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | The Piano Teacher, by Elfriede Jelinek

'The Piano Teacher' by Elfriede Jelinek

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | Woodcutters, by Thomas Bernhard

'Woodcutters' by Thomas Bernhard

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | Raw Material, by Jörg Fauser

'Raw Material' by Jörg Fauser

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | Perfume, by Patrick Süskind

'Perfume' by Patrick Süskind

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | The Film Explainer, by Gert Hofmann

'The Film Explainer' by Gert Hofmann

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | The Mussel Feast, by Birgit Vanderbeke

'The Mussel Feast' by Birgit Vanderbeke

'You are Not Like Other Mothers' by Angelika Schrobsdorff

'You are Not Like Other Mothers' by Angelika Schrobsdorff

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | 'Life is a Caravanserai (…), by Emine Sevgi Özdamar

'Life is a Caravanserai'  by Emine Sevgi Özdamar

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | Brother of Sleep, by Robert Schneider

'Brother of Sleep' by Robert Schneider

Guest columns & interviews
The burdens of the past
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DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | I, Wolfgang Hilbig

'I' by Wolfgang Hilbig

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | The Reader, by Bernhard Schlink

'The Reader' by Bernhard Schlink

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | Animal Triste, by Monika Maron

'Animal Triste' by Monika Maron 

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | Midsummer Night, by Uwe Timm

'Midsummer Night' by Uwe Timm.

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | Agnes, by Peter Stamm

'Agnes' by Peter Stamm

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | Lost, by Hans-Ulrich Treichel

'Lost' by Hans-Ulrich Treichel

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | The Tortoises, by Veza Canetti

'The Tortoises' by Veza Canetti

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | The Shadow-Boxing Woman, by Inka Parei

'The Shadow-Boxing Woman' by Inka Parei

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | Mrs Sartoris, by Elke Schmitter

'Mrs Sartoris' by Elke Schmitter

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | The Architects, by Stefan Heym

'The Architects' by Stefan Heym

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | Austerlitz, by W.G. Sebald

'Austerlitz' by W.G. Sebald

Strange worlds

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DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | Berlin Blues, by Sven Regener

'Berlin Blues' by Sven Regener

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | The Swimmer, by Zsusza Bánk

'The Swimmer' by Zsusza Bánk

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | Inkheart, by Cornelia Funke

'Inkheart' by Cornelia Funke

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | Night Train to Lisbon, by Pascal Mercier

'Night Train to Lisbon' by Pascal Mercier

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | The Swarm, by Frank Schätzing

'The Swarm' by Frank Schätzing

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | Young Light, by Ralf Rothmann

'Young Light' by Ralf Rothmann

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | Day In Day Out, by Terézia Mora

'Day In Day Out' by Terézia Mora.

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | Measuring the World, by Daniel Kehlmann

'Measuring the World' by Daniel Kehlmann

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | 'How the Soldier Repairs the Gramophone, by Saša Stanišić

'How the Soldier Repairs the Gramophone' by Saša Stanišić

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | The Collector of Worlds, by Iliya Troyanov

'The Collector of Worlds' by Iliya Troyanov

Looking back, looking forward

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DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | Babylon Berlin, by Volker Kutscher

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DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | Broken Glass Park, by Alina Bronsky

'Broken Glass Park' by Alina Bronsky

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | Visitation, by Jenny Erpenbeck

'Visitation' by Jenny Erpenbeck

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | A Minute's Silence, by Siegfried Lenz

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DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | The Tower, by Uwe Tellkamp

'The Tower' by Uwe Tellkamp

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | The Method, by Juli Zeh

'The Method' by Juli Zeh

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | An Exclusive Love, by Johanna Adorján

'An Exclusive Love' by Johanna Adorján

DW Kultur 100 gute Bücher | 100 German must-reads | The Hunger Angel, by Herta Müller

'The Hunger Angel' by Herta Müller 

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