The end of World War II marked the beginning of a new nightmare for many women in Berlin. "A Woman in Berlin" by Anonymous is their harrowing story.
Hunger. Bombing. Stories of violence by Allied forces. Berlin in the last months of World War II was no place for a woman — as this diary by an anonymous 30-something journalist reveals.
As a guest of San Francisco's Goethe Institute at the Bay Area Book Festival, DW's David Levitz, host of "100 German Must-Reads" videos, reflects on his identity as an American Jew and novels on Germany's Nazi history.
When Gert Ledig's book appeared in 1956, Germans didn't want to be reminded of the horrors of war. "Payback" describes the bombing of an anonymous German city by an American air regiment.
Joseph K. is detained on his 30th birthday. But what is he guilty of? Mysterious, surreal, prophetic: Kafka's posthumous novel is one of the most puzzling works of world literature.
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