Many people have no idea about Lithuanian literature, but that could soon change. Lithuania is the Guest of Honor at the Leipzig Book Fair 2017. Books from the Baltics – turbulent history and desire for freedom.
The prestigious Leipzig Book Prize for European Understanding will be awarded to Mathias Énard at the opening of the Leipzig Book Fair. His winning novel is said to build bridges between Europe and the Middle East.
Lithuania doesn't have dark crime novels like Scandinavia or Nobel Prize-winners like the Belarusians. But it's a country full of bookworms and a diverse history that's reflected in its books, writes DW's Inga Janiulytė.
Fringes of a taboo-breaking society, fast cars and pioneering alpine works: The exhibition "Modernist cinema" at Bonn's Bundeskunsthalle museum shines a light on one of the most fertile periods of German film.
She launched to fame with "Dragon Rider" in 1997 and has since become one of Germany's most successful authors. In an interview with DW, star kids' author Cornelia Funke spoke about why words can be challenging.
Signature sunglasses and platinum blond hair — Heino looks back at decades of folk and German pop music, and more recently, a foray into heavy metal. At age 80, he is a veritable music legend in the country.
Sometimes you have to look at an artwork twice to really understand how surreal it actually is. These artists have specialized in the art of illusions.
Characters who aren't white, male and straight have always existed in video games. They were just forgotten. High time to remember the beginnings of queer video games!
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