When he talks, everyone listens. Navid Kermani is one of the most influential thinkers in Germany. Politics meets poetry in his books. Now he’s touring through theaters and schools, asking: where’s Europe headed?
The world's largest book fair has celebrated its opening with calls from authors and EU politicians defending — and demanding — diversity in the book branch. The 2018 fair focuses on human rights amid a rising far right.
Georgia: A land whose inhabitants see themselves as undeniably European, yet are far from united on what 'Europe' even means. Krsto Lazarevic visits the country as it takes the spotlight at the 2018 Frankfurt Book Fair.
Asne Seierstad has written books on personalities in conflict. She looks at Norwegian mass murder Anders Breivik with the same, unjudging eye as two women who became Islamists. Judgment, she told DW, is for her readers.
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.
Inger-Maria Mahlke's novel about Tenerife, as both a place of longing and a microcosm, has won the German Book Prize 2018. It's a journey through time and space, through the personal and the political.
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.
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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