The aging narrator of Monika Maron's novel "Animal Triste" falls in love under the brachiosaurus at Berlin's natural history museum. Can that be a good omen?
What does it mean to feel desire and to be desired when one grows older? Monika Maron dissects a love story that begins in the shadow of a dinosaur skeleton.
Former GDR author Christa Wolf remains one of Germany's most famous authors. Her death in 2011 prompted condolences from around the world. Her birthday on March 18 is a day to recall her legacy.
A tragic love story poetically told, Lenz's tale of an affair between an English teacher and her 18-year-old student captures life in a small seaside village and reflects Germany's own post-war growing pains.
Revealing the suffering of the "bourgeois outsider," the Swiss poet and novelist is considered one of the 19th century's great European literati whose works are highly relevant today.
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