Steffen Kopetzky’s pox pandemic novel “Monschau” – WELT

EThere is a narrative vehicle that has since got around that like hardly any other vehicle it is able to transport people sustainably and holistically … Read more

Ulrich Peltzer and Ulrike Kolb: Memory as an inheritance

In the first part of the names Ulrike and Ulrich is the Old High German word for hereditary property, family property (“uodal”), in the second … Read more

“Eurotrash” by Christian Kracht: monsters above the bed

Dhe writer Graham Greene once took part in a Graham Greene imitation competition, incognito of course. He finished second. In his new novel “Eurotrash” Christian … Read more

Heinrich Mann, Proust, Dostojewski, Flaubert 2021: The better literary quartet

IIn the coming year, on the other hand, there won’t be the one big guy who can get all the attention. There are, however, four … Read more

Best Books of 2020: Here are 40 recommendations

Sou are still looking for a Christmas present for people who like to read? Good books can turn out and please in very different ways, … Read more

Susanne Dagens Book Club: This is how Monika Maron speaks to the right

Susanne Dagen and Ellen Kositza, who sit down with opulent red wine glasses and, in one case in a flowing robe, in the other in … Read more

In “Scattered Light” Deniz Ohde tells of a working-class childhood

JThe more socially permeable a society becomes, the more stories about advancement are told. They used to be found in literary novels, from “Anton Reiser” … Read more