What looks like an idyllic rural setting is in fact akin to hell on earth. Award-winning German author Juli Zeh writes about the egotism of our time in a book that has once again received rave Reviews.
Does a legal system become questionable if it claims infallibility? To what extent may the state — with the best of intentions — restrict individual freedom? Juli Zeh's philosophical novella asks quite topical questions.
What is home? Can you find it if you look, or does it always disappear? Erpenbeck's novel raises these questions while telling the tale of a lake house, the people who have lived in it — and 100 years of German history.
Winner of the German Book Prize, translated into many languages: Uwe Tellkamp's monumental work revives a vanished world in Dresden's bourgeoisie during the late GDR period, offering a major novel about society.
The long-awaited biopic about the band Queen is finally here. Lead singer Freddie Mercury is played by Hollywood star Rami Malek. He gives a brilliant performance that’s already generating Oscars buzz.
Aleida and Jan Assmann have been awarded the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade. Their work focuses on the highly topical themes of the German past, cultural memory and historical amnesia.
Newcomer bands from around the world test their mettle at the Wacken Open Air's Metal Battle. Sweden’s Chugger won over the jury with more than just their terrifying outfits.
The fourth Qalandiya International exhibition opens with shows in the West Bank and Gaza, but also Lebanon and Germany, crossing borders the Palestinians themselves can't pass.
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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