Ever heard of the band Bronski Beat? They're pretty unmistakable. This Bronsky's got a beat too. Listen up for more about Alina Bronsky's debut novel, "Broken Glass Park."
She flees, dreams of revenge and is cleverer than everyone else. In the debut novel of Russian-German author Bronsky, a young woman fights her way through life with wit and a whole lot of anger on the inside.
DW set out to prepare a list of interesting German-language novels and stories published since 1900 that have been translated into English. The compilation turned out to be the first of its kind. Here's how it happened.
It's the first and darkest book in the crime novel series featuring inspector Gereon Rath. Kutscher paints an atmospheric picture of Berlin in the 1920s, a place filled with illegal dance clubs, cocaine and dead bodies.
Hope as the elixir of life: Jurek Becker's novel about the life of Jews in a ghetto in Nazi-occupied Poland is gripping and melancholic, but also full of humor. It's a story of the Holocaust, but also much, more more.
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