The refugee reception center in the state of Baden-Württemberg is bursting at the seams. It's dealing with an influx of asylum seekers from southeastern Europe. Those taken in, however, can only hope for four square meters of living space at best.
The International Literature Festival in Berlin offered a preview of the second volume of the book series Refugees Worldwide. Its authors sign literary reports and essays delving into the refugee situation.
Historical fiction takes the spotlight in the six titles selected out of 165 entries this year. Here are the books vying for the top prize.
Journalist Bob Woodward, best known for his reporting on the Watergate scandal, has left Donald Trump in a huff. His book paints a damning picture of chaos within the White House.
The damning account of an incompetent and at times dangerous president in Bob Woodward's new book has riled supporters and foes of Donald Trump alike. But many Americans will simply ignore it, says Michael Knigge.
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