He was one of Europe's greatest writers, who both chronicled, and was a victim of, the horrors of the Twentieth Century. A new film about Austrian novelist Stefan Zweig hits theaters here in Germany this weekend.
The only novel Stefan Zweig published during his life, "Beware of Pity" is a melancholy tale of misdirected admiration and pity.
The Austrian author has received the National Order of the Southern Cross. A hillside house in Petropolis was Zweig's final home and workplace after he fled Austria — and where he eventually took his life.
In Joseph Roth's novel about Job, no terrible twist of fate is left out: delirium, illness, the loss of a homeland. How can the almighty allow these hardships? The loyalty of one Jewish believer is put to a trying test.
Michael Myers is one of the horror genre's most legendary characters. No Halloween party is complete without a Myers mask. No big anniversary without a new film. Director John Carpenter kicked the series off in 1978. 40 years on Myers is back again.
DW presents the definitive list of 100 German must-read novels that have been translated into English. These major works of 20th and 21st century literature have profoundly shaped how readers view Germany.
A concert venue in eastern Germany has blocked leftist punk band Feine Sahne Fischfilet from performing over fears they could incite far-right protesters. Critics have called the decision an assault on artistic freedom.
Visual art is probably something you don't typically associate with people who are visually impaired. But South Korean sculpturer Goh Hong-seok might defy your expectations. The legally blind artist makes enormous and complex installations with a material that might also blow your mind. Reporter Jason Strother met Goh at his studio just outside Seoul.
It's not all just fun and games when it comes to gaming. The Victoria & Albert Museum explores the transformative power of digital games in its latest exhibition, "Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt."
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