Anything but idyllic. Alina Herbing’s debut novel dispels the romantic image of life in the country. In her novel deer end up in the combine harvester and boredom’s washed down with cherry brandy. A new kind of Aga saga!
It tells the fictionalized true story of a woman who gave up her fellow Jews to the Nazis. Critics have condemned the novel Stella by Takis Würger, published this week in Germany, as "Holocaust kitsch."
The book branch is in a crisis as fewer people are reading print and younger generations are turning to their smartphone. A look at the facts that show developments in Germany's book industry.
The Leibniz Institute for the German Language has amended its neologism dictionary. Institute director Henning Lobin spoke to DW about new German words and the Anglicisms continually creeping into the language.
Hollywood doesn't like Donald Trump, and the feeling is mutual. Movies have often put the relationship between Washington and the media under the microscope. Three recent films reflect that difficult relationship.
Tintin and his trusty sidekick Snowy have been fighting crime, solving mysteries and surviving controversy for 90 years. And the Belgian reporter continues to attract new fans.
People all over the world celebrate International Thank You Day on January 11. Here are some of our favorite musical expressions of gratitude.
Following World War I, artists all over the world proclaimed the "zero hour." The Bauhaus ideas centering around "a new design" were particularly influential — and they ended up spreading widely in the United States.
If you want to take pictures with your smartphone and quickly share beautiful photos, you need effective tools for image editing. DW Digital is testing the most popular apps. This week: "Cupslice Photo Editor".
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